Daily Archives: May 1, 2019

Targeting cholesterol metabolism to suppress prostate cancer metastasis

Targeting cholesterol metabolism to suppress prostate cancer metastasis

Metastatic prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men worldwide. Prostate cancer itself is one of the most common cancers in men. At the early stages, localized prostate cancer usually grows slowly and

Physics of the mechanical toy Gee-Haw Whammy Diddle

Gee-haw whammy diddle is a mechanical toy consisting of two wooden rods and a propeller. The main rod has a series of notches engraved in it and a propeller loosely attached to its end. The driving rod

Toward more accessible PET imaging: Miniaturizing the last step of radiotracer preparation

Toward more accessible PET imaging

Positron emission tomography (PET) is a 3D body imaging method for visualizing dynamic biochemical processes in living subjects with unparalleled specificity and sensitivity. PET scans, often performed together with CT or MRI imaging, are used clinically to