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What Can Salad Dressing Tell Us About Cancer? Think Oil & Vinegar
What Can Salad Dressing Tell Us About Cancer? Think Oil & Vinegar
News   Sep 21, 2018

Researchers led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified another way the process that causes oil to form droplets in water may contribute to solid tumors, such as prostate and breast cancer.

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A Perfect Dose of Cell Death?
A Perfect Dose of Cell Death?
News   Sep 21, 2018

A new study suggests that it is important to strike a healthy balance between too little cell death, which can cause cancer, and too much cell death, which can lead to developmental abnormalities.

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Rapid Route to Clean Water
Rapid Route to Clean Water
News   Sep 21, 2018

Researchers have designed a rapid nano-filter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology.

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Cancer Immunotherapy Might Benefit From Previously Overlooked Immune Players
Cancer Immunotherapy Might Benefit From Previously Overlooked Immune Players
News   Sep 21, 2018

Genetic data highlights the previously understated role CD4+ T cells and MHC-II molecules play in keeping cancer at bay.

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Drug Addict-like Withdrawal From Quitting Junk Food
Drug Addict-like Withdrawal From Quitting Junk Food
News   Sep 21, 2018

If you plan to try and quit junk food, expect to suffer similar withdrawal-type symptoms like addicts experience when they attempt to quit using drugs.

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Exposing the Exposome
Exposing the Exposome
News   Sep 21, 2018

Stanford scientists have measured the human “exposome,” or the particulates, chemicals and microbes that individually swaddle us all, in unprecedented detail.

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Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Can Predict Patient Therapy Response
Ovarian Cancer Biomarker Can Predict Patient Therapy Response
News   Sep 21, 2018

Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor - cancer/testis antigen 45 (CT45) - and have begun to elucidate it's actions. CT45 is associated with extended disease-free survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer.

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Party 'Pus: Ecstasy Makes Octopuses More Social
Party 'Pus: Ecstasy Makes Octopuses More Social
News   Sep 21, 2018

When people take MDMA, the drug popularly known as ecstasy, a rush of serotonin, dopamine, and oxytocin makes people more interested than they would normally be in connecting and sharing with other people. Now, researchers have made the surprising discovery that a species of octopus considered to be asocial responds to MDMA in the same way.

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Human Skeletal Stem Cells Isolated for the First Time
Human Skeletal Stem Cells Isolated for the First Time
News   Sep 21, 2018

This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed in rodents, have been identified in humans.

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Fat Holds the Key
Fat Holds the Key
News   Sep 21, 2018

Scientists have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record that lived on Earth 558 million years ago.

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