Realistic war games have collateral damage of their own
The Red Cross has called for makers of videogames to more actively embed and interrogate the laws of war by, for example, punishing players for killing civilians or using torture to gain information. How ...
Killing cancer cells with acid reflux
A University of Central Florida chemist has come up with a unique way to kill certain cancer cells – give them acid reflux.
Observing how EGFR clusters malfunction in cancer cells
For scientists to improve cancer treatments with targeted therapeutic drugs, they need to be able to see proteins prevalent in the cancer cells. This has been an impossible, until now. Thanks to a new microscopy ...
Faster, more precise airstrikes within reach
Air-ground fire coordination—also known as Close Air Support or CAS—is a dangerous and difficult business. Pilots and dismounted ground agents must ensure they hit only the intended target using just ...
Taking the fight into the enemy's territory
(Phys.org) —German researchers have developed a scheme for the preparation of nanoparticles that offer a highly versatile system for targeted drug delivery directly into diverse types of tumor cells.