What’s new in cancer?

How does damaged DNA repair itself?

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…


Scientists analyze the domino effect of breast cancer escalation

Research conducted in China has made way for potential treatment options for treating breast cancer metastasis in lymph nodes.


Shrinking ovarian tumors with personalized medicine

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…


A personalized vaccine to treat ovarian cancer

An exciting recent clinical trial developed a personalized vaccination as a safe and effective approach in ovarian cancer treatment.


Why do some breast cancer cells survive treatment?

For tumor cells that survive treatment, one of their tricks is using microRNA molecules to communicate with one another and stay alive.


New research finds negative effects of chemotherapy on kids

Behavior scales and MRI scans are used to connect possible psychosocial effects on pediatric cancer patients post chemotherapy.


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At a glance, board games may seem to have no connection to artificial intelligence (AI). However, board games are quite useful when studying AI. When an AI is advanced enough to beat the best player in the world at a game like Chess or Go, it’s a huge scientific achievement. One strategy for writing an AI is called…

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Nothing says “foodie” like a dish garnished with microgreens, which are immature shoots of common vegetables harvested after just 2 weeks. But it’s not only gourmet cooks who get excited about microgreens. Microgreens are also emerging as a top choice for consumers with special dietary needs, such as patients…

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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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It’s the start of November, which means another year of Nobel Prizes have been awarded! This year, the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology went to Dr. David Julius of University of California in San Francisco and Dr. Ardem Patapoutain of Scripps Research Institute for their discovery of the receptors in the…

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The team concluded, based on their data, that socioeconomic status is related to Aedes aegypti abundance within Puerto Rico’s urban landscape. The presence of Aedes aegypti was most closely linked to the presence of litter and median household income for the neighborhood. There were more mosquitos in the poorest…

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Imagine what it would be like to be an astronaut landing on Mars for the first time. The red planet has little more than dust and rocks as well as some frozen water and gases in the air. If you wanted to build a shelter or structure, you would need to carry the materials from Earth in your cramped spaceship. What if we…