Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Toxic Metals Found in E-Cigarette Liquids

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Five metals that are toxic have been found in in the liquid that creates the aerosol that e-cigarette users inhale when they vape.

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Using CRISPR to Supercharge Cancer-Killing Immune Cells

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CRISPR/Cas9 editing of T cell genomes enables better-targeted incorporation of Chimeric Antigen Receptor CD19, improving therapeutic efficacy.

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PAICS and its role in cancer

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Andy Merritt of MRC Technology talks PAICS and its role in cancer.

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Marijuana Sales Creating Damage to the Environment
Marijuana Sales Creating Damage to the Environment
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In a publication by the journal Environmental Science and Technology, researchers have called on U.S. federal agencies to fund studies that will gather essential environmental data from the legal cultivation farms and facilities.

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Cancer Mortality Rates Continue to Climb in Some Regions
Cancer Mortality Rates Continue to Climb in Some Regions
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In 160 of the United States' approximately 3,000 counties, cancer mortality rose substantially from 1980 to 2014

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100 Years on the "WarBurg Effect" Proves Fundamental in Cancer
100 Years on the "WarBurg Effect" Proves Fundamental in Cancer
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First observed in the 1920's, the "WarBurg Effect" is of fundamental importance to the development of aggressive tumors.

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NanoVelcro Chip Helps Predict Cancer Spread
NanoVelcro Chip Helps Predict Cancer Spread
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Cedars-Sinai, UCLA scientists use new 'blood biopsies' with experimental device to speed cancer diagnosis and predict disease spread.

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A Huge Funding Boost for Cancer Research
A Huge Funding Boost for Cancer Research
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$300 million dollars is available to researchers in 2017 alone, providing an opportunity to build on the progress made by the NCI and their research partners over the years.

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Metabolism Drives Growth and Division of Cancer Cells
Metabolism Drives Growth and Division of Cancer Cells
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The activation of the leukemia factor STAT5 is connected to the modified metabolism of cancer cells.

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