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Combining targeted radionuclide therapy and immunotherapy could improve melanoma survival
Research presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) shows that combining targeted radionuclide therapy with immunotherapy could improve the survival of patients with metastatic melanoma.
How do tropical cyclones affect the air quality of Hong Kong?
A new study finds tropical cyclones, one of the major atmospheric activities in summer and autumn, have an important influence on air quality.
Novel nuclear medicine probe will help assess new drugs for neurodegenerative diseases
New nuclear medicine tracers could help medical researchers find a cure for Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A new way to improve automated systems
Researchers from Zhejiang University in China have developed a new way to boost the performance of automated systems such as energy plants, airplanes and electronics.

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