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Stem Cells Launched on Current SpaceX Flight

Yesterday’s SpaceX launch from NASA’s Kennedy Spaceflight Center includes a shipment of adult stem cells to test their growth and proliferation in weightless conditions. . . . → Read More: Stem Cells Launched on Current SpaceX Flight

Software to Simplify Big Data Curation

A software package in development aims to simplify the process of cleaning up large data sets, known as curation, to improve the quality of analysis from those data. . . . → Read More: Software to Simplify Big Data Curation

Skin Health Data Collected by App Offered for Research

A smartphone app collecting images and data about moles on the skin of volunteers is now available to researchers for studies of cancer and other disorders. . . . → Read More: Skin Health Data Collected by App Offered for Research

Cancer Drug Shown to Improve Survival Time in Dogs

A drug to treat a deadly cancer in dogs was shown in a clinical trial to extend the survival time of canine patients by 6 months or more, with potential applications in humans. . . . → Read More: Cancer Drug Shown to Improve Survival Time in Dogs

Low-Dose Multidrug Shown Effective in Hypertension Trial

A small-scale clinical trial shows a combination of four current drugs to treat hypertension, or high blood pressure, formulated in low doses, reduces blood pressure to normal levels in four weeks. . . . → Read More: Low-Dose Multidrug Shown Effective in Hypertension Trial

Gates Grant Funding Malaria Control Test Products

Two universities in the U.K. are developing testing protocols for a new generation of technologies coming to market to prevent mosquitoes from spreading diseases. . . . → Read More: Gates Grant Funding Malaria Control Test Products

System Slashes Time to Detect Bacteria in Blood

A biomedical engineering lab developed a compact system that detects harmful bacteria in blood samples in less than four hours, a process that now takes days. . . . → Read More: System Slashes Time to Detect Bacteria in Blood

DNA Tags Speed Nanoparticle Gene Therapy Discovery

Biomedical engineers developed a technique with unique DNA identifiers that makes possible faster screening of gene therapies delivered with nanoscale particles. . . . → Read More: DNA Tags Speed Nanoparticle Gene Therapy Discovery

Stomach Acid Harnessed to Power Ingestible Devices

Researchers at MIT and Harvard University designed a tiny device that in tests with animals show it can run for days powered by acids in the stomach. . . . → Read More: Stomach Acid Harnessed to Power Ingestible Devices

Univ. Spin-Off Offering Pediatric Care Software

A company spun-off from Indiana University is marketing software written in its medical school to relate pediatric clinical guidelines to parents’ concerns during office visits. . . . → Read More: Univ. Spin-Off Offering Pediatric Care Software