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Checkmate for Castleman disease

(Phys.org)—Dr. David Fajgenbaum is the founder of Castleman Disease Collaborative Network. Its goal is to organize patients with Castleman disease (CD), find an explanation for this rare and enigmatic immunological disorder ...

dateNov 14, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology report
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Research pair outlines new field of 'web science'

(Phys.org)—A pair of web scientists has written a Technology Perspective piece for the journal Science outlining the newly developing field of "web science." In their article, James Hendler with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ...

dateNov 11, 2016 in Other report
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Taking statistics to the quantum domain

(Phys.org)—The change point problem is a concept in statistics that pops up in a wide variety of real-world situations, from stock markets to protein folding. The idea is to detect the exact point at which a sudden change ...

dateNov 09, 2016 in Quantum Physics feature
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Impostor planet exposed by astronomers

(Phys.org)—Don't be fooled by its light curve exhibiting anomalies like those caused by planets—one microlensing event with a fancy name OGLE-2016-BLG-0733 is doing a really good job of mimicking an extrasolar world. ...

dateNov 09, 2016 in Astronomy report
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