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A new announcement last month from Monsanto Company could have tremendous impact in both agriculture and patent allocation for genetic modification of seeds for crop... Read More »
In many ways, we are living in a golden age of electronics and technological innovation, including science, medicine and the gadgets that comprise our daily lives... Read More »
Patexia recently covered new NASA-based infrared camera technology that is being tested in operating theaters as a tool to help excise brain tumors with more... Read More »
Around the world, 250,000 women die every year because of complications from pregnancy and childbirth, a leading cause of death and disability among women of... Read More »
Lung cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer worldwide, in terms of both incidence and mortality, with 1.61 million new cases in 2008 and 1.38 million... Read More »
A team of engineers at Stanford University, in new research published in the Journal of Applied Physics Letters, have reported the development of a tiny... Read More »
A tumor suppressor gene acts as a molecular guardian against cancer by protecting the cell from various forms of damage and oncogenic pre-events. The silencing of... Read More »
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., manufacturers of the Ortho Tri-Cyclen birth control drug, are filing an injunction against Glenmark Generics, Ltd., an Indian-based... Read More »
ACTION:  Infringement of U.S. Patent 5,827,529 (referred to as “529 Patent) by Noven Therapeutics/Noven Pharmaceuticals, makers of products such as the... Read More »
Ever forget to take your morning pills?  Or can’t remember if you have to take the blue pill today or the yellow one?  Suddenly, life just got a lot... Read More »
Three-dimensional spatial visualization plays a tremendously important role in medicine. Whether doctors are analyzing a CT, MRI, X-ray or ultrasound (among many... Read More »
Researchers at the Institute for Agrobiotechnology at the University of Navarre, Spain, are reporting exciting results that might have implications for fighting... Read More »
Space age imaging equipment, up until now developed and used by NASA to study distant stars, will soon be a critical tool of the operating room. The infrared camera... Read More »
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute have reported a robust, yet surprisingly simple and safe, method for disrupting specific genes in vivo, and highlighted... Read More »
Ann ConkleIt's amazing that no one realized ZNFs could cross cell membrane sooner. They really just assumed that based on the proteins' structures?
Jul 10, 2012
Breakthrough new research out of Massachusetts General Hospital shows that the use of magnetic field stimulation from microscopic devices implanted into the brain may ... Read More »
Jackie KellyIt's interesting that nursing homes deny patients with DBS. Are the risks and extra care really that great, or is it just a matter of misinformation about the treatment?
Jul 3, 2012
If the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, passed by Congress in 2009, is upheld this summer by the Supreme Court, it is expected that 30 million currently... Read More »
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski has released a formal petition to his fellow commissioners calling for an inter-agency review of mobile phone emission frequency... Read More »
Aurora SterlingHow fascinating that cell phone use affected brain metabolic activity. I wonder if that could be used to further study metabolism in the brain and possibly even lead to measure to control it.
Jun 22, 2012
New research out of Stony Brook University holds significant potential to revolutionize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology, especially for medical... 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 »
Italian doctors at Rome’s Bambino Gesu hospital saved the life of a 16-month-old boy this week by implanting the world’s smallest heart to keep him alive... Read More »
Daniel PorterThe fact that we are manufacturing functional human organs is staggering. Powering these devices still seems to be a fundamental problem, perhaps the next big breakthrough will come from a technology that harvests biological energy to run these mechanical devices?
May 29, 2012