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Scancell Developing 'promising' New Cancer Treatment Approach

Posted in Medicine, Science on 23rd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Immunotherapy developer Scancell announced that it will develop ‘GlyMab’ antibodies into T-cell redirecting bispecific (TCB) antibodies, and take them into the clinic as a “promising new therapeutic approach” to treat cancer.

Scientists Harness Light Therapy To Target And Kill Cancer Cells In World First

Posted in Medicine, Science on 23rd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Experts believe new form of photoimmunotherapy may become fifth major cancer treatment.

New Cancer Vaccine Finds Way To Overcome Tumour Defences

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The researchers designed the new vaccine to target MICA and MICB stress proteins, which sit on the surface of cancer cells.

Colorectal Cancer: All The People In This Small Trial Emerged Cancer-free

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Statistics indicate that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States.

Tumor 'signatures' Could Provide Key To More Accurate Treatment For Deadliest Cancers

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Cancers with high levels of chromosomal instability are extremely deadly, often having survival rates of less than 10%. As such, understanding and treating chromosomal instability is central to improving the outcomes for millions of cancer patients worldwide.

Scientists Identify Potential New Drug Combination For Some Skin Cancers

Posted in Medicine, Science on 22nd Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

A combination of two existing skin cancer drugs and a third experimental drug could lead to a new strategy for treating patients who do not respond to existing therapies.

Funding Innovative Technologies To Revolutionize Cancer Research

Posted in Business, Interviews, Medicine on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Interviews with Michael Weingarten about his work as a director of the Small Business Innovation Research Development Center, helping to fund highly-innovative technologies that are revolutionizing cancer research.

The NDB Team On Its Revolutionary Nano-diamond Batteries

Posted in Hardware, Interviews, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Nano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamond.

Lasers And Ultrasound Combine To Pulverize Arterial Plaque

Posted in Medicine, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"Overall, the combination of ultrasound and laser reduces the need for laser power and improves the efficiency of atherosclerotic plaque removal."

Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Safely Touches Down In New Mexico

Posted in Hardware, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"With the completion of OFT-2, we will incorporate lessons learned and continue working to prepare for the crewed flight test and NASA certification"

First-Of-A-Kind Blood Test Paves Way For Early Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The hope is that it can lead to a cheap and easy way to screen for the disease in its early stages, but also that it can further our understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind it and perhaps lead to new treatments.

Nuclear Waste Diamonds To Power Artificial Neuron Implants For Decades

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Axorus and Arkenlight have partnered up to build a proof of concept: the first artificial neuron powered by a tritium radiovoltaic micro-power generator.