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Study Explores Why Glioblastoma Treatment May Work Better In The Morning

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2024
by Alex Muller

Rhythms are aligned with daily activity of a DNA repair enzyme known as MGMT. The scientists then conducted tests and found that tumor cells were more likely to die when chemotherapy was administered at the time of day, the morning, when tumor cells had the least MGMT activity.

Proteins In Blood Could Warn Of Cancer Seven Years Before Diagnosis, Scientists Find

Posted in Medicine, Science on 23rd May, 2024
by Alex Muller

Doctors welcome the "important" discovery and say it is a "crucial first step" towards offering preventative therapies.

Artificial Intelligence Reveals Prostate Cancer Is Not Just One Disease

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2024
by Alex Muller

“This study is really important because until now, we thought that prostate cancer was just one type of disease. But it is only now, with advancements in artificial intelligence, that we have been able to show that there are actually two different subtypes at play.”

New Target To Combat Chemotherapy Resistance In Deadly Brain Cancer

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2024
by Alex Muller

For patients battling glioblastoma, a highly aggressive and deadly form of brain cancer, resistance to chemotherapy remains a significant obstacle.

From COVID-19 Breakthrough To Lung Cancer Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 23rd May, 2024
by Alex Muller

In the same way traditional vaccines use part of a virus to train our bodies to fight disease, cancer vaccines use harmless proteins from the surface of cancer cells known as neoantigens.

Nearby Asteroid's Birthplace Traced To Specific Crater On The Moon

Posted in Science on 28th Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

Scientists can often tell which parent body any given asteroid originated from, by analyzing the rocks' composition, reflectiveness, and other signatures.

Cell Therapy Takes Aim At Deadly Brain Tumours In Two Clinical Trials

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

The Penn Medicine team will also map the CAR T cells' infiltration of brain tumours over time.

AI Now Surpasses Humans In Almost All Performance Benchmarks

Posted in Software on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

The rapid rate of technical development seen throughout 2023, evident in this report, shows that AI will only keep evolving and closing the gap between humans and technology.

Cell Therapies Now Beat Back Once Untreatable Blood Cancers. Scientists Are Making Them Even Deadlier.

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

Dubbed "Living drugs," CAR T cells are bioengineered from a patient's own immune cells to make them better able to hunt and destroy cancer.

Your Brain Breaks Its Own DNA To Form Memories That Can Last A Lifetime

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

"Our findings suggest that inflammation in certain neurons in the brain's hippocampal region is essential for making long-lasting memories."

Elon Musk Doubles Down On Mars Dreams And Details What's Next For SpaceX's Starship

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has done some early work on what needs to happen once Starships arrive at the red planet.

Exploding Stars Are Rare-But If One Was Close Enough, It Could Threaten Life On Earth

Posted in Science on 22nd Apr, 2024
by Alex Muller

For a dying star to have any effect on life on our planet, it would have to go supernova within 100 light years from Earth.