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Tech news: February 2024

This month's top tech news stories

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Breast cancer cells’ self-sacrifice is potential cause of relapse

For patients with early-stage breast cancer, there is a 7% to 11% chance of relapse within five years after receiving initial treatment.

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Blood poisoning keeping many people out of work

New research from Norway, where 3000 people die every year from sepsis, looks into how the condition affects people returning to work.

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Blood poisoning keeping many people out of work

Patients who survive sepsis may have health problems and reduced quality of life for years after they are discharged.

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Liquid biopsy evaluation

They are evaluating Syantra DX Breast Cancer – an experimental diagnostic test that detects specific biomarkers in blood associated with breast cancer.

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Mitochondria, fatigue and long COVID

The claim comes from Amsterdam researchers after the results of theirstudy were published in Nature Communications.

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Precision pathology for cancer with new ai tool

The tool, called iStar (Inferring Super-Resolution Tissue Architecture), was developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Taming the chaotic protein that fuels cancers

Researchers from the US have now found a way to rein it in, which they state offers hope for a new era of treatments. 

Under the microscope: Spatial multiplexing

Is this anything to do with really big cinemas?

Early-stage stem cell therapy trial

The study, led by scientists at the University of Cambridge, University of Milan Bicocca and Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza (Italy), is a step towards developing an advanced cell

Skin bacterium that inhibits antibiotic-resistant bacteria growth

The team from UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, discovered a new bacteriocin in a very common skin bacterium that inhibits the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can be diff

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