Chinese scientists have developed a new microfluidic chip that can quickly and efficiently segregate and capture live circulating tumour cells (CTCs) from a patient’s blood.
The new system captures more than 90 per cent of the CTCs, and can help advance cancer screening methods and treatment assessments.
Tumour cells circulating within a patient’s [...]
A new species of shark called ‘Carolina Hammerhead’ has been identified by scientists at the US (IE photo)
Scientists have discovered a new species of shark weighing a massive 400 pounds in the waters off the coast of South Carolina.
The ‘Carolina hammerhead’, named after the region where it was found, reaches 11 [...]
Researchers in Germany claim to have for the first time cracked two encryption systems of satellite phones, a breakthrough in call deciphering which may threaten the security of such devices worldwide.
A team at Ruhr University Bochum in Germany says that the cracked encryption algorithms, known as GMR-1 and GMR-2, are actually [...]