New delivery method for microRNA cancer treatment

Short strands of RNA known as microRNA help cells to fine-tune their gene expression. Disruption or loss of some microRNAs has been linked to cancer, raising the possibility of treating tumors by adjusting microRNA levels. Developing such treatments requires delivering microRNA to tumors, which has proven difficult. However, researchers from MIT have now shown that …

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Stabilized Permanent Magnet Maglev promises the same cost as one lane of freeway with twenty times the carrying capacity

Engineers at LaunchPoint Technologies have been working with Applied Levitation and Fastransit Inc., to develop a completely new, revolutionary mode of maglev transportation using stabilized permanent magnets. They seem to have not gotten funding since prototypes were made. It is interesting technology. Applied Levitation LLC has its origins in Magtube Inc. where our permanent magnet …

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China has limited ability to project power but still has increasing global influence

China has no overseas military bases. The United States has about 700 bases overseas with about 280,000 personnel at those bases. Russia has bases in 12 countries with about 30,000 personnel. Britain has about 8000 personnel in 6 countries. France also has bases in 5 countries with 7000 personnel. The Commonwealth of over 50 nations …

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