Archive: 07/28/2009

Forecasting cancer recurrence

Two people with the same kind of cancer who receive the exact same treatment may nevertheless have different chances of their tumors coming back years later. Now a team of scientists has developed a computer model that predicts ...

Jul 28, 2009
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Forest response project FACEs the end

After 12 years, an experiment focused on forest growth and climate change comes to an end, and researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are eager to collect and analyze data to see if their predictions match results.

Jul 28, 2009
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Teeny-tiny X-ray vision

The tubes that power X-ray machines are shrinking, improving the clarity and detail of their Superman-like vision. A team of nanomaterial scientists, medical physicists, and cancer biologists at the University of North Carolina ...

Jul 28, 2009
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Taking the hard work out of software

Developing software is a complicated and laborious process. A new European platform automates much of the tricky building and testing phases of programming.

Jul 28, 2009
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New drug for children with high-risk leukemia

Each year, approximately 4,500 children in America are diagnosed with leukemia, according to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A potentially deadly cancer of the blood, it is the most common cancer in children.

Jul 28, 2009
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