Single drop of blood could help rapidly detect radiation sickness, says study

A new proof-of-concept study reports evidence that a new testing method has the potential to rapidly identify radiation sickness based on biomarkers measured through a single drop of blood. Scientists at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center—Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC—James) say the test could help save […]

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Cyberbullying ‘shield’ app uses AI to combat social media trolls

Computer scientists from Aston University, Birmingham, have launched an app that uses novel artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to combat trolling and bullying online. The downloadable app, Bullstop, is the only anti-cyberbullying app that integrates directly to social media platforms to protect users from bullies and trolls messaging them directly. It was developed by Semiu Salawu, […]

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Reprogramming of immune cells enhances effects of radiotherapy in preclinical models of brain cancer

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has dissected how radiotherapy alters the behavior of immune cells known as macrophages found in glioblastoma (GBM) tumors and shown how these cells might be reprogrammed with an existing drug to suppress the invariable recurrence of the aggressive brain cancer. Led by Ludwig Lausanne Member Johanna Joyce and published in […]

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