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38-Month Long Progression-Free and Symptom-Free Survival of a Patient With Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Case Report of the Paleolithic Ketogenic Diet (PKD) Used As a Stand-Alone Treatment after Failed Standard Oncotherapy
Studies in animal models have suggested that the ketogenic diet may be effective in the treatment of cancer. However, human cohort studies on the ketogenic diet have, thus far, failed ...
Diversity-Generated Image Inpainting with Style Extraction
The latest methods based on deep learning have achieved amazing results regarding the complex work of inpainting large missing areas in an image. This type of method generally attempts to ...
Synthetic Biology for Terraformation: Lessons from Mars, Earth and the Microbiome
What is the potential for synthetic biology as a way of engineering, on a large scale, complex ecosystems? Can it be used to change endangered ecological communities and ...
New Explanation for the Mpemba effect
The purpose of this study is to check out the involvement of entropy in Mpemba effect. Provided that preheating of the water the cooling duration is reduced, we theoretically show ...
Night Matters – Why the Interdisciplinary Field of “Night Studies” is Needed
The night has historically been neglected in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary research. To some extent, this is not surprising, given the diurnal bias of human researchers, and the difficulty of ...


The n-10 Fatty Acids Family in the Lipidome of Human Prostatic Adenocarcinoma Cell Membranes and Extracellular Vesicles
A new pathway leading to the n-10 fatty acid series has been recently evidenced, starting from sapienic acid - a monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) resulting from the transformation of palmitic ...
El Niño Southern Oscillation and Its Impact on Rainfall Distribution and Productivity of Major Agricultural Crops: The Case of Kemabata Tembaro Zone, Southern Ethiopia
This study was conducted to investigate the impact of El Niño Southern Oscillation on rainfall distribution and productivity of major Agricultural crops in the Kembta Tembaro Zone of Southern Ethiopia ...
Single Versus Multiple Dose Ivermectin Regimen in Onchocerciasis-infected Persons with Epilepsy Treated with Phenobarbital: A Randomized Clinical Trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Background There is anecdotal evidence that ivermectin may decrease the frequency of seizures in Onchocerca volvulus-infected persons with epilepsy (PWE). Methods In October 2017, a 12-month clinical trial was initiated ...
Proof of Twin Prime Conjecture that Can be Obtained by Using Contradiction Method
Twin prime numbers are two prime numbers which have the difference of 2 exactly. In other words, twin primes is a pair of prime that has a prime gap of ...
Hydrostatic Bandsaw Blade Guides for Natural Stone Cutting Applications
Bandsaws either use fibre or ceramic block or sealed bearings as blade guides. This works well for cutting metals, wood and plastics. However, highly abrasive particles generated while cutting stones, ...
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