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Scientists depend on advanced computing to better understand evolution, drug discovery and genetics

Scientists depend on advanced computing to better understand evolution, drug discovery and genetics

Today's medical technology can recognize tumors smaller than a fingernail, decode your DNA to predict future illness and even read a person's mind by identifying electronic patterns in the brain. "Medical advances seem like wizardry," said Harold Varmus, former director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). "But pull back the curtain, and sitting at…   » Continue Reading

Engineer Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Nanoparticle Cancer Research

A biomedical engineering assistant professor at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute grant to conduct nanoparticle cancer research.