As of this writing (late February 2008), the presidential campaign is in full swing. Although Senator John McCain has virtually wrapped up his quest to become the Republican Party nominee, Democratic Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are still struggling to win their party's nomination.
Nanomedicine researchers from UCLA and Northwestern University have teamed up to develop nanoscale polymer thin films that provide efficient localized drug delivery to â€˜cloak' implants, rendering them invisible to the body's immune system.
Here in the Northeast, March is a month of anticipated change. After the short, cold, and dark days of February, March means still having some daylight left as we leave the office, the occasional spring tease of a mild day, and often the first signs of spring growth on the trees.
Groups of researchers are working on a big fix for the Internet. But some want to replace it entirely. If you think it doesn't make sense, think again. It could reshape the way the healthcare industry conducts its e-business.
Science fiction stories about robots usually fall into one of two categories: "good robots" or "bad robots." In the future, we're told, the machines will either be our obsequious servants, quietly following our orders according to an ingrained code of ethics, or our malevolent adversaries, hell-bent on eradicating humankind.