Thinking about cancer as an ecosystem is giving biologists access to a new armoury of mathematical tools for tackling it, such as evolutionary game theory
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Analyzing the footage from camera pills is a time-consuming task for medical professionals. Now computer scientists are attempting to automate the process.
Biologists have used "squeezed light" to create the first images of a living cell that beat the diffraction limit
Computer simulations show that high blood pressure can be entirely explained by arterial stiffening as we age, say researchers
Privacy experts have identified participants in the Personal Genome Project using "de-identified" data.
Painful finger-prick blood tests for diabetics could become a thing of the past, say physicists who have built a sensor that measures glucose in saliva
Extraordinary tubes of ice that grow down into the ocean from ice sheets could be as significant for the origin of life as hydrothermal vents, say chemists
When the symptoms of altitude sickness are treated as a network, two distinct clinical syndromes emerge, say physicians.
A powerful new search engine designed to help diagnose rare diseases could prove a boon for both medics and the public
Langer lines map out the pattern of forces within the skin but nobody knew what caused them. Until now.