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May 6, 2017
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Materials breakthrough

New approach to improving materials for interfacing neural tissue with electronic biomedical devices reported Modern electronic biomedical devices are enabling a wide range of sophisticated health interventions, from seizure detection and Parkinson’s disease therapy to functional artificial limbs, cochlear implants … Continue reading

February 26, 2014
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Newly found tactics in offense-defense struggle with hepatitis C virus

The hepatitis C virus has a previously unrecognized tactic to outwit antiviral responses and sustain a long-term infection. It also turns out that some people are genetically equipped with a strong countermeasure to the virus’ attempt to weaken the attack … Continue reading

January 14, 2014
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Nature Medicine

Engineering professor co-authors Nature Medicine paper on HIV Ryan Zurakowski, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delaware, is co-author of a paper appearing in Nature Medicine on Jan. 12 highlighting the role of T-cells in … Continue reading

April 28, 2013
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What a difference a 3-D makes

3-D CT scans give the U a leg up in spotting veterinary injuries When Gauge fell from a rooftop a few months ago, he had two strikes against him: • The ground was five stories down • He was a … Continue reading

February 12, 2013
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Caching In: How Some Organizations Are Using Big Data to Change the Way They Do Business

As big data access shifts to the masses, The Weather Company and other top global companies are showing the world how it’s done. REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 12, 2012 —Big data is changing the way organizations do business, make discoveries, … Continue reading

October 30, 2012
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Common Food Preservative May Slow, Even Stop Tumor Growth

ANN ARBOR — Nisin, a common food preservative, may slow or stop squamous cell head and neck cancers, a University of Michigan study found. What makes this particularly good news is that the Food and Drug Administration and the World … Continue reading

October 17, 2012
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New Insights into How Genetic Differences among Individuals Influence Breast Cancer Risk from Low-Dose Radiation

Berkeley Lab research could lead to new ways to ID women who have higher risk of breast cancer from low-dose radiation Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have identified tissue mechanisms that may … Continue reading

September 26, 2012
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Going Viral to Kill Zits: UCLA/Pitt Scientists Uncover Virus with Potential to Stop Pimples

Watch out, acne. Doctors soon may have a new weapon against zits: a harmless virus living on our skin that naturally seeks out and kills the bacteria that cause pimples. The new findings by scientists at UCLA and the University … Continue reading