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3 Nov

Artificial intelligence: Is this the future of early cancer detection?

A new endoscopic system powered by artificial intelligence has been shown to automatically identify colorectal adenomas during colonoscopy.
11 Aug

Dozens of new genes that create T cell-resistant cancer discovered

To better understand why some cancers are resistant to immunotherapy, researchers collaborated on a large-scale CRISPR cancer study.
14 Jun

Lab on a chip could monitor health, germs and pollutants

Imagine wearing a device that continuously analyzes your sweat or blood for different types of biomarkers, such as proteins that show you may have breast cancer or lung cancer.
25 May

Controlling signalling circuits in living cells with flashes of light

Researchers have invented new tools to decode and control signalling circuits in living cells with flashes of light.
19 Oct

How wearable technology can improve cancer treatment

Researchers aim to provide doctors with real-time patient data from wearable technology and patient-reported experiences so that physicians can base their treatment decisions on objective measures rather than just subjective and episodic observations.
15 Jan

New material harvests energy from water vapor

Engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapor.
14 Jun

Diesel fumes, shale oil, coal gas cause cancer - Time to re-think EVs

The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer's (IARC) recent announcement upgrading its grim classification of Diesel Exhaust fumes from possibly carcinogenic (2A) to definitively carcinogenic to humans.