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Our DNA is a crucial part of creating every cell in our bodies. It is the instruction manual our cells read to know exactly what to do and how to act. But how do our bodies proofread these instructions and know how to fix them if something goes wrong? Biochemists at the University of Utah are seeking to answer this…

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In a recent study, a group of scientists from the UK evaluated whether a combination of several proteins and a cancer drug that interferes with DNA replication will be “synthetically lethal” to ovarian cancers.

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Even though scientists have been finding new ways to fight cancer, cancer still kills over 9 million people every year worldwide. Genetic mutations are one major cause of cancer that scientists are trying to target therapeutically. Fusion oncogenes are genetic mutations that are especially attractive for cancer therapy…

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Did you know that scientists have actually found cells that can assassinate specific cancerous cells? Scientists have found many ways to treat cancer but have never managed to get rid of it without causing any negative side effects in the patient. The purpose of this study was for scientists to determine if immune…