Archive: 31/07/2006

Researchers develop blood test to detect lung cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women in the United States and around the world, mainly because lung cancers are found in late stages and the best treatment opportunities already have been ...

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Virtual surgery software developed

U.S. scientists say they've developed a "virtual surgery" software tool that creates a 3-D computer image from medical scans.

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Magnetic Nanocapsules for Smart Drug Delivery

By combining peptide-based polymers with modified iron oxide nanoparticles, researchers at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Pessac, France, have developed nanoparticles that can be manipulated in a magnetic ...

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New machine to help African AIDS victims

A U.S. scientist is leading an effort to manufacture low-cost devices that would make affordable, widespread AIDS testing available in Africa.

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Mice may help treat mental disorders

U.S. scientists say for the first time a psychiatric test for monitoring mental abnormalities has been adapted for use in research mice.

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Millipede feared extinct is found

U.S. biologists say Illacme plenipes, a millipede with up to 750 legs that was last seen 80 years ago, has been found in California.

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Keep watermelon out of the frig

Government researchers in Washington advise against storing watermelon in the refrigerator if you want to maximize its health benefits.

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