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01 June 2005 @ 05:36 pm
Since nobody else has mentioned it -  
Spanish scientists use mathematics to (edit: sortof) cure cancer. Okay, they used biology and medicine too, but the non-traditional idea they came up with is very intriguing. Also, this gives me an excuse to justify my mathematics major to stupid people.

The formal paper, for those suitably inclined, is available here.
 
 
 
Hoc Est Qui Sumusdiscoflamingo on June 1st, 2005 10:40 pm (UTC)
I'll stop being excited now. You can read people tearing this apart in the comments of the Slashdot story.
lyght on June 2nd, 2005 12:28 am (UTC)
The comments of the original blog were worth reading, if only for the phrase, "the biological data corruption known as cancer."

Interesting though, even if preliminary.