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$2 million SBIR grant fast-tracks cancer drug platform technology, which aims to better treat relapse
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive blood cancer, is one of the most lethal cancers. More than 19,000 new cases are diagnosed a year, and more than 11,000 people a year die from it, according to the American Cancer Society.
An innovation turning waste material into stretchable devices may soon provide a new option for creating self-powered biomedical inventions.
As hospitals begin offering non-emergent surgeries and procedures, many limitations remain in place, including those that restrict visitors.
Bringing couples together during a global pandemic is easy, but maintaining a strong relationship can be challenging
The COVID-19 global pandemic brought people together, but that immediate and forced togetherness can cause issues for couples, even in the strongest of relationships.
WHAT: Pools across the U.S. are set to reopen in the coming weeks. If recommended chlorine levels are maintained as usual, the pools themselves should pose minimal risk of spreading the coronavirus to swimmers, says a Purdue University engineer who studies pool water decontamination.
WHAT: Facebook reached a settlement this week with former workers who alleged they suffered trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder after reviewing violent content for the social media giant.
Niclosamide, a drug used to treat tapeworms, has been found to have strong antiviral effect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. But the drug itself has limited potential because its structure makes it difficult to dissolve and for patients to absorb.