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Jan 21, 2020

Discovery of new T-cell raises prospect of ‘universal’ cancer therapy

Posted by in category: biotech/medical…r-therapy.

Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy.

T-cell therapies for cancer — where immune cells are removed, modified and returned to the patient’s blood to seek and destroy cancer cells — are the latest paradigm in cancer treatments.

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Jan 21, 2020

Cosmologists Debate How Fast the Universe Is Expanding

Posted by in category: cosmology

New measurements could upend the standard theory of the cosmos that has reigned since the discovery of dark energy 21 years ago.

Jan 21, 2020

Computational Biology

Posted by in categories: biological, chemistry, computing, genetics, mathematics

Computational biology is the combined application of math, statistics and computer science to solve biology-based problems. Examples of biology problems are: genetics, evolution, cell biology, biochemistry. [1].

Jan 21, 2020

AgeX Therapeutics anticipates a ‘revolution’ in aging in next 10 years

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

AgeX Therapeutics Inc (NYSEAMERICAN: AGE) CEO Michael West sat down with Proactive’s Christine Corrado at the Biotech Showcase 2020 in San Francisco. The Alameda, California biotechnology company is developing a cell therapy treatment for metabolic disorders such as Type 2 diabetes.

Jan 21, 2020

Spacewalkers to complete another round of solar array battery replacements

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, space travel

SpaceX simulated an in-flight emergency Sunday to verify the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft has the capability to catapult itself away from a failing Falcon 9 rocket.

The in-flight abort test demonstrated the human-rated capsule can safely and rapidly fly away from a Falcon 9 rocket experiencing a failure.

As intended, the Falcon 9’s engines prematurely shut down around 84 seconds after liftoff Sunday from the Kennedy Space Center. The automated Crew Dragon capsule fired its own thrusters to escape the rocket before it disintegrated in an orange fireball high over Florida’s Space Coast.

Jan 20, 2020

Mitsubishi Electric data may have been compromised in cyberattack

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

Major defense contractor says it suspects Chinese hacker group.

January 20, 2020 11:15 JST Updated on January 20, 2020 14:00 JST.

Jan 20, 2020

CRISPR-edited chickens made resistant to a common virus

Posted by in categories: bioengineering, biotech/medical

CRISPR gene editing has created chickens that resist a common virus. It may be possible to use the same technique to make poultry resistant to bird flu too.

Jan 20, 2020

A List of 10 Largest Stars In The Universe Discovered So Far

Posted by in categories: biological, chemistry, education, space

Author at The Secrets of the Universe, I am a Biology and Chemistry high school student from Poland. I love writing about conquest and research in space and future possibilities for Humanity and Astrophysics.

Jan 20, 2020

Could Scientists ‘Hack’ the Zika Virus to Kill Brain Cancer?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, cybercrime/malcode, neuroscience

Could Zika be used as a cancer treatment?

Jan 20, 2020

Updated DJI rumors

Posted by in category: transportation

Here are our updated DJI rumors. We will share with you all the info we currently have on the DJI Matrice 300 (M300), the DJI Mavic 3, the DJI Mavic Air 2 and even other DJI aircraft.