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INVENTORS, NOT AI-VENTORS: The Patent Act Requires an “Inventor” to Be a Natural Person

THALER V. VIDAL Before Moore, Taranto, and Stark. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Summary: Under the Patent Act , an...

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Rotationplasty For Bone Cancer : surgical procedure helps children defeat bone cancer
A glowing new era in cancer surgery may be dawning. Using fluorescently labelled markers, surgical molecular navigation means that tumours and nerves can be displayed ... Read More »
Performing surgery to remove brain tumors is tricky (to say the least) because primary brain tumors look just like ordinary brain tissue. While fluorescent imaging... Read More »
Scientists from Yale University have created what they call, “a paradigm-changing immunotherapeutic method for cancer therapy.” The Yale team’s new... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed nanoparticles that could treat a devastating, incurable cancer. Multiple myeloma (MM) is a cancer of plasma... Read More »
Researchers from MIT announced last week that they have engineered tiny particles made out of RNA and DNA, utilizing a technique called “nucleic acid... Read More »
A new treatment for prostate cancer utilizes both vaccine and hormone therapies. It is currently undergoing a clinical trial examining its effectiveness in treating... Read More »
A new method of delivering chemotherapy drugs could eliminate the heavy price of the treatment. Because the cell-killing therapy targets fast-growing cells, it... Read More »
Cancer cells are characterized by uncontrolled proliferation due to genetic and/or epigenetic changes. The wide scope of such changes poses a key challenge to... Read More »
Grant funding for scientists at public and private institutions is as competitive and selective as it has ever been. An article in Science magazine earlier this year... Read More »
Daniel PorterThe history of scientific discovery is fraught with aberrations in the way science is "supposed" to go, and it seems cancer research is no exception. Many breakthrough discoveries have significant non-scientific "ulterior motives" -- maybe we need to embrace this reality and create a system that controls for it rather than fights against it?
May 23, 2012
A natural substance found in the produce aisle could potentially treat an aggressive form of breast cancer. Researchers at the University of Missouri found that the... Read More »
A new study provides promising results regarding a maintenance therapy for multiple myeloma patients who have received a stem cell transplant. Patients with this... Read More »
A new study comparing the results of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) to the current standard, open radical prostatectomy (ORP) has found that patients who ... Read More »
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men, but the slow-growing cancer also has a high survival rate, as it is usually caught at a treatable stage... Read More »
Scientists at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have successfully demonstrated the ability of neural stem cells to target tumor cells outside... Read More »
A new brain cancer vaccine, which uses materials from the tumors of individual patients, has proven effective at extending the lives of those with glioblastoma... Read More »
Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center have demonstrated in a new study that two related enzymes, phosphoinositide-3 kinase (PI3K) gamma and delta, play a... Read More »
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco have discovered that mutations in a gene called FLT3 could hold the key to treating the most common type of... Read More »
The Mayo Clinic is launching a whole genome breast cancer study. In phase one of the Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study (BEAUTY Project), researchers will... Read More »
A new study reports that breast cancer stem cells (BCSCs), the slow-growing malignant cells thought to be responsible for the growth and spread of breast cancer that... Read More »
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