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CRISPR-based diagnostic test capable of identifying heart attacks and certain cancer types

A research group has developed a new diagnostic test that improves on current CRISPR-based testing methods and is capable of identifying various diseases. (Credit: Dean Calma, Flickr) Innovation in diagnostic

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New blood test uses circulating tumor DNA to help develop personalized cancer treatments

A novel blood test developed at the Vancouver Prostate Center utilizes the DNA of metastatic cancer to help with developing patient-specific treatment plans. DNA from malignant cells and tumors is

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Researchers develop graphene tattoo that can continuously monitor blood pressure

A group of researchers have developed an ultra-thin, continuous blood pressure monitoring tattoo that can be worn directly on the skin. The researchers believe that this innovation will help aid

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Cancer drug shows 100% efficacy in clinical trial involving a dozen patients

A clinical trial assessing the efficacy of drug, Dostarlimab, on a subtype of colorectal cancer was shown to be effective in eliminating cancer in all of the trial’s patients. (Credit:

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Researchers develop artificial muscle fibers capable of mimicking human muscles

When compared to present actuators, the proposed copolymer muscle fibers outperform them in various areas, including efficiency (75.5%), actuation strain (80%), and mechanical characteristics (strain-at-break of up to 900%). (Credit:

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CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing shown to change social behaviors in animal models

A Georgia State University research team has used CRISPR gene editing technology to show how the Avpr1a receptor affects social behaviors in hamsters. CRISPR-Cas9 technology was utilized by a team