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INNOVATIONS IN SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

June 2012

Science

Researchers amplify variations in video, making the invisible visible
New software amplifies changes in successive frames of video that are too subtle for the naked eye.
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Health

How infection can lead to cancer
MIT study offers comprehensive look at chemical and genetic changes that occur as inflammation progresses to cancer.
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New energy source for future medical implants: sugar
Implantable fuel cell built at MIT could power neural prosthetics that help patients regain control of limbs.
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Sharper ultrasound images could improve diagnostics
New system developed at MIT allows precise measurements and tracking of disease progression.
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Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.
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