Archive: 23/03/2010

New cancer biomarker may herald personalised medicine

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Oxford University have led a study that shows how simple diagnostic tests to identify which patients will respond to which cancer drugs can be developed, potentially ushering in a new era of ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Cancer
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To Mars and back -- as real as it gets

(PhysOrg.com) -- A crew of six, including two Europeans, will soon begin a simulated mission to Mars in a mockup that includes an interplanetary spaceship, Mars lander and martian landscape. The Mars500 experiment, as long ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Good vibrations

(PhysOrg.com) -- Energy harvesting - using vibrations from the environment to produce electricity - has been around for over a decade, but Dr Stephen Burrow and his team in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Engineering
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Top US psychiatrist calls for ethics cleanup

(AP) -- American psychiatrists need to break away from a "culture of influence" created by their financial dealings with the drug industry, the head of the National Institute of Mental Health said in a leading medical journal.

dateMar 23, 2010 in Other
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