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Scientists Coax Human Embryonic Stem Cells Into Making Insulin

A team of Harvard scientists said Thursday that they had finally found a way to turn human embryonic stem cells into cells that produce insulin. The long-sought advance could eventually lead to new ways to help millions of people with diabetes.<p>Right now, many people with diabetes have to regularly …

Have you hiked Ruth Lake? It's a nice and easy hike with breathtaking scenery. What more could you want? From Kamas, Utah follow the Mirror Lake Highway (U150) for 35 miles. The trailhead is a pull out located at mile post 35 http://pub.vitrue.com/Y4NH

Using Open Source PDF Technology to Solve the Unstructured Data Problem in Healthcare

If there’s one major challenge to single out in healthcare IT today, it would be leveraging the growth and usage of big data. While consumer IT made …

Comparing Oracle RAC and NoSQL

During a conversation I was having the other day with an industry analyst about NoSQL, he asked me why Oracle RAC couldn’t be used for many of the …