An improved mammography system currently in clinical trials at Emory Universitys Breast Imaging Center in Atlanta is showing dramatic improvements in both early detection of suspicious lesions and reductions in false-positive readings.
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.
Nanomedicine researchers from UCLA and Northwestern University have teamed up to develop nanoscale polymer thin films that provide efficient localized drug delivery to cloak implants, rendering them invisible to the bodys immune system.
Science fiction stories about robots usually fall into one of two categories: good robots or bad robots. In the future, we are 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.