Tag: "advancements" at biology news
Researchers Discover That Microbes Can Produce Miniature Electrical Wires
...review, many of Dr. Lovley's remarkable scientific advancements
since the discovery of Geobacter in 1987. The latest advancement, microbial nanowires, is another major milestone because it may usher in a new era of exploration of both microbial respiration and bio-electronics.?The findings, he said, are “promisin...
AACR Favors 'full spectrum of stem cell research biology'
...ed States is so closely associated with scientific advancements
that the first question on everyone's mind was, 'why wasn't this huge medical breakthrough made by Americans?' "Sadly," he continued, "American stem cell biology suffers from a small and unsteady flow of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and ...
Cure for cancer worth $50 trillion
... of Chicago researchers, estimate that even modest advancements
against major diseases would have a significant impact ?a 1 percent reduction in mortality from cancer has a value to Americans of nearly $500 billion. A cure for cancer would be worth about $50 trillion. "We distinguish two types of health improvem...
Researchers win money to develop breath test to detect breast cancer
...ard research proposals that could lead to critical advancements
in eradicating breast cancer. "We are very excited about getting this grant without having had too much real exposure to breast cancer research," said Joerg Lahann, assistant professor of chemical engineering and principal investigator. Lahann's te...
Stem cells decrease ischemic injury and restore brain function
...in industrialized countries. Despite the recent advancements
in the management of ischemic patients (early diagnosis, thrombolysis, stroke units and rehabilitation centers), stroke still represents a major and unresolved medical issue. "Stroke causes the death of many nervous cells that, in theory, could b...