In an ambitious effort to find more personalized treatments for cancer and other complex diseases, Oregon Health & Science University in Portland and Intel are teaming up to develop new computing technologies to map an individual's genetic profile more quickly, precisely and cost-effectively.
President Barack Obama is poised to launch a public-private initiative aimed at mapping the human brain, called the Brain Activity Map.
So you're a researcher or doctor, trying to pick a drug that would work best targeting a specific cancer subtype. What to do? You now have "encyclopedias" of sorts with which you can look for the information.
Low-intensity electromagnetic fields much weaker than those produced by a mobile phone helped reduce tumor size and prolong life for a small number of patients with advanced liver cancer, an...