Archive: 12/9/2010

A 'stitch in time' could help damaged hearts

A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has demonstrated the feasibility of a novel technology that a surgeon could use to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased ...

Dec 09, 2010
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Tiny protozoa may hold key to world water safety

Right now, it looks a little like one of those plastic containers you might fill with gasoline when your car has run dry. But Scott Gallager is not headed to the nearest Mobil station. The Woods Hole Oceanographic ...

Dec 09, 2010
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Greedy algorithms best for multiple targets

What algorithms should an air defense system work with? Particle swarm algorithms if there are ten targets to be hit. If there are more than ten targets, greedy algorithms work best. These findings are presented by researcher ...

Dec 09, 2010
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Protein targeted to stop melanoma tumor growth

Halting the growth of melanoma tumors by targeting the MIC-1 protein that promotes blood vessel development in tumors may lead to better treatment of this invasive and deadly cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine ...

Dec 09, 2010
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