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A large survey of mutations across many cancer types reveals unexpected commonalities, providing new opportunities for existing drugs.
Systems biologists have finished a comprehensive computer model of metabolism, providing an invaluable tool for drug discovery and disease research.
Tiny electronics-based detectors could provide simple tests for cancer or bioterror agents.
Advanced genetic engineering is already changing vaccine development and could make inroads into other branches of medicine.
Genomics signatures in uterine cancers could offer clues to prognosis.
Patients can turn off an experimental treatment if side effects get too bad.
Presage’s device would allow oncologists to test potentially harmful compounds in tiny amounts before giving patients a full dose.
Researchers hope to combine the sensor with a device to deliver targeted chemotherapy.