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2011-10-10 09:04:22

Study describes first COX-2-targeted PET imaging agent A series of novel imaging agents could make it possible to "see" tumors in their earliest stages, before they turn deadly. The compounds, derived from inhibitors of the enzyme cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and detectable by positron emission tomography (PET) imaging, may have broad applications for cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment. Vanderbilt University investigators describe the new imaging agents in a paper featured on the...

2011-10-08 07:00:00

Sydor Instruments, a custom diagnostics solution provider, was named to the INC 5000 list for the second year. Demand for improved testing for applications like ballistics, molecular imaging and LIDAR has fueled Sydor Instruments' growth this year, resulting in this award and their recent facilities expansion. (PRWEB) October 08, 2011 For the second year in a row, Sydor Instruments has been named to INC 5000âs list of the nationâs fastest-growing private firms,...

2011-09-06 12:39:16

Twenty years after the publication of the first human study using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)* - a technique to measure activity in the brain through the flow of blood - the Wellcome Trust has published a report providing reflections on the field of human functional brain imaging. The Wellcome Trust report assesses the key developments in human functional brain imaging and examines the role it has played as a funder. Supporting neuroscience research has been a cornerstone...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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