Humans

Lung cancer: Less invasive surgery for faster recovery
7:29pm, 4th May, 2019

Lung cancer: Less invasive surgery for faster recovery

(University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) ) Every day, 78 Canadians receive a diagnosis of lung cancer, the most deadly form of cancer. Some will have one lobe of a lung removed. The results of a large international clinical study led...
Paul Sajda awarded DoD's Vannevar Bush Fellowship
1:37pm, 3rd May, 2019

Paul Sajda awarded DoD's Vannevar Bush Fellowship

(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Paul Sajda, professor of biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and radiology, has won the 2019 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. This honor is the US DoD's most prestigiou...
Chemists Investigate Casanova's Clap
9:29pm, 2nd May, 2019

Chemists Investigate Casanova's Clap

In his memoirs, the womanizing writer Giacomo Casanova described suffering several bouts of gonorrhea—but researchers found no trace of the microbe on his hand-written journals. Karen Hopkin...-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com