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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.

By June 18, 2014

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Packnada lets you travel to Singapore without luggage

The Singapore-only (for now) service will launder and store your clothes for you and deliver it to your hotel the next time you're in town. Think of it as a cloud storage for your clothes.

By May 7, 2014

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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Scientists unveil world's first cancer-fighting nanobot

Scientists at the Chonnam National University in South Korea have developed a microscopic robot that can detect and treat cancer from inside the body.

By December 17, 2013

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Children's cancer wing transformed into superhero ward

Kids receiving cancer treatments in Brazil get IV fluids inside superhero covers and read comic books showing Batman going through the same experience.

By June 4, 2013

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Wireless blood-test implant sends data to smartphones

Scientists at École Polytechnique have developed a tiny, wireless implant that can monitor a patient's blood, sending results to the doctor via Bluetooth to a smartphone app.

By March 19, 2013

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How tech protects the world's busiest border crossing

Thousands cross daily between Mexico and the U.S. at the San Ysidro port of entry. Most are law-abiding, but many are smugglers. CNET Road Trip 2012 checked out the tech used to stop them.

By July 18, 2012

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3D computer model helps screen millions of chemo drugs

The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail.

By June 19, 2012

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Gaming can inspire healthy behavior, study shows

Researchers out of Stanford and HopeLab find that Re-Mission, a video game that involves killing cancer cells, activates parts of the brain involved in motivation.

By March 20, 2012