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Cancer Cells’ “Self Eating” May Be New Drug Target
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Cancer Cells’ “Self Eating” May Be New Drug Target

Researchers reveal how pancreatic cancer cells adapt to the low-energy environment of a tumor: by eating their own mitochondria! Now, by targeting this process, researchers hope to halt cancer cell proliferation.
Do You Need a Brain to Sleep?
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Do You Need a Brain to Sleep?

You might think you need a brain to be able to sleep, but organisms with super simple neural networks can still "sleep" sort of like we do. So, if these organisms can sleep too, then what is sleep anyway?
Big Questions About the COVID Booster Shot, Answered
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Big Questions About the COVID Booster Shot, Answered

To understand why many have changed their minds on booster shots since the emergence of omicron, Vox talked to one formerly skeptical expert who scheduled her own booster shot based on what she learned about the new variant.
How Do Clinical Trials Work?
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How Do Clinical Trials Work?

In this video, Dr. Mariam Jamal-Hanjani of University College London Cancer Institute explains how a clinical trial works.
Fuel Cell Cars: The Future or Gas Guzzlers in Disguise?
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Fuel Cell Cars: The Future or Gas Guzzlers in Disguise?

Hydrogen fuel cell cars seem great: hydrogen and oxygen in, nothing but water out. But if that hydrogen comes from dirty, carbon-emission spewing power plants, your sustainable car might not be so green after all.
A Vision Engaging Pharmacokinetic Strategies To Treat Substance Abuse Disorders and Overdose
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A Vision Engaging Pharmacokinetic Strategies To Treat Substance Abuse Disorders and Overdose

This video lecture will detail the chemistry, immunology and behavioral findings from vaccines against opioids, including heroin and the synthetic opioids fentanyl and carfentanil, as well as a bacterial source to treat nicotine substance disorders and poisoning.
Why are We So Much Chubbier than Other Apes?
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Why are We So Much Chubbier than Other Apes?

Chimpanzees and bonobos may be very close to us humans on the tree of life, but one of our differences is the way we store fat. That difference comes down to types of fat cells and our DNA.
Is Meat Really that Bad?
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Is Meat Really that Bad?

Let’s take a look at three climate arguments against meat that are used a lot and see what happens.
Finding That Connection: Watch Two Neurons in a Petri Dish Sense Each Other and Connect
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Finding That Connection: Watch Two Neurons in a Petri Dish Sense Each Other and Connect

In this video, Dr. Lila Landowski shares footage of two neurons connecting in a dish.
Better Pizza Through Chemistry
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Better Pizza Through Chemistry

This week we show you how two simple changes can turn cardboard-y pizza into award winning pie.
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