Presented by Alger
Medicine    April 26, 2016
Posted by Alan Jeffries

Back in the 1970s, Dr. Steve Rosenberg invented a new field of cancer treatment: immunotherapy, the harnessing of the body’s own immune system to fight tumors. Today, he’s using cutting-edge gene-editing techniques to help turn immunotherapy into the most promising cancer killer of our time. (Video by: Alan Jeffries) more   By clicking on this […]

Read more

Medicine, Technology    April 13, 2016
Posted by Sveta McShane

A few years ago, researchers from Germany and Japan were able to simulate one percent of human brain activity for a single second. It took the processing power of one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to make that happen. Hands down, the human brain is by far the most powerful, energy efficient computer ever […]

Read more

Medicine    September 16, 2015
Posted by Shelly Fan

The battle with flu is a seasonal struggle, and one we don’t always win. The effectiveness of flu vaccines vary tremendously from year to year, and the reason is simple. There are three major types of the influenza virus (A, B and C) that, depending on the sprinkling of proteins decorating their surface, can be […]

Read more