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New Culture Method May Lead to Personalised Cancer Treatment

Two Indian-origin researchers have developed a way to grow cancer cells in the laboratory that mimics the environment inside the body. This is expected to lead to the personalised treatment for people who are suffering from cancer. The researchers said that the new capture and culture method provides a reliable way to get usable numbers of circulating tumour cells from ...

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Cost-Effective Method Likely to Lead for Quicker Surveillance of Ebola

A research finds a new cost-effective method to sequence genomes of the Ebola virus may lead to quicker surveillance of the disease and help West African nations rapidly and effectively track outbreaks with limited resources. “Since the cost of preparation and sequencing is relatively low, and samples are the most precious commodity, our approach provides a great initial strategy for ...

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