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New Study Finds A Single Neuron Is A Surprisingly Complex Little Computer

Posted in Science, Software on 13th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Engineers should try replacing the simple artificial neurons in today's algorithms with a mini five-layer network simulating a biological neuron.

Targeting The Sugar Coating Of Cancer Cells: FIU Takes Lead In Cancer Research

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Glycans are complex sugars on the surfaces of cells that have, in the past, been difficult to study. Thanks to advances in science and technology, researchers know that changes in the structure of glycans, or even a change in their numbers, can drive cancer development.

Research Discovers Treatment For Rare Secondary Cancer In Children

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

Researchers are looking for ways to prevent Pediatric radiation-induced high-grade gliomas (RIGs) from forming, as well as methods to treat them once they arise.

Drug Combination Shows Promise In Treatment-resistant Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

"It’s fantastic that early trials indicate this treatment is highly effective for this patient group, and that a phase II trial has already begun."

NHS Lung Cancer Patients In England Get Early Access To ‘breakthrough’ Cancer Drug

Posted in Medicine, Science on 11th Oct, 2021
by Alex Muller

A first-of-its-kind cancer drug capable of targeting a gene mutation that causes some of the most aggressive cancers, to treat a certain form of lung cancer.