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    Tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes promote melanoma progression and resistance to therapy

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories In a multi-institutional collaborative study, scientists at The Wistar Institute and the Medical University of Vienna, Austria, have identified the role of tumor-infiltrating or tumor-associated B-cells (“TABs”) in melanoma progression and resistance t… [...]

    Novel strategy for chirality controlled synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a novel strategy for controlling chirality of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). By using this approach, preferential synthesis of (6,4) SWNTs has been realized for the first time. The unique growth … [...]

    Air Force Tests New System to Monitor for Hypoxia Problems

    Original @ Defensetech The Air Force is testing a breathing and cockpit environment monitoring system developed by Cobham to provide data to address the continuing problem of pilots… [...]

    Air Force to Poll Researchers ‘On the Cutting Edge of Science’ in Review

    Original @ Defensetech NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced a 12-month review that aims to prioritize how the service conducts research for the future…. [...]

    Wait-and-see strategy pays off, incentives needed for risk takers

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Some people are quick to purchase the latest technology or sign up for a new service. Others adopt a wait-and-see strategy. A recent study by University of Illinois economist Hope Michelson, finds this is true for farmers in Nicaragua who enter into co… [...]

    U.S., NATO Still Trying to Map Out Afghanistan Strategy

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: The Washington Post “The Pentagon and NATO are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to U.S. officials.” [...]

    U.S., NATO Still Trying to Map Out Afghanistan Strategy

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: The Washington Post “The Pentagon and NATO are still trying to map their way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict, according to U.S. officials.” [...]

    Security Force Assistance Brigades: It’s About Time

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Morgan Smiley A reduced U.S. military footprint around the world coupled with an increase in state and non-state threats has forced us to reconsider our strategy and posture. [...]

    Security Force Assistance Brigades: It’s About Time

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Morgan Smiley A reduced U.S. military footprint around the world coupled with an increase in state and non-state threats has forced us to reconsider our strategy and posture. [...]

    Preventing OIF III: Using the Interagency Conflict Assessment Framework to Achieve a Sustainable Iraqi Security Force

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: Christina Bembenek, Darrel Choat, Randy Hughes and Thomas Petersen The current military-focused strategy is insufficient. ISAF advisers’ efforts alone cannot overcome the powerful dynamics ready to tear the proud Iraqi force apart. [...]