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Antigen-based metric could better predict which patients benefit from immunotherapy, study says

2 hours ago   |   STAT

Immunotherapy has unleashed a revolution in care for some cancer patients. But most immunotherapies help only a small subset of patients, meaning doctors often have to resort...
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Close-up image of brain cancer cells wins photography prize

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

A brain cell image has won the Institute of Cancer Research Science and Medical Imaging Competition, with images of melanoma cells and cancer-halting microparticles among other...
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Expert reaction to first baby born to cancer patient from eggs matured in the lab and frozen

2 days ago   |   Science Media Centre   |   2 articles

A case study, published in Annals of Oncology , reports on the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory...
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Watch: VCs have to predict the future. Here's what three of them expect next in biotech

3 days ago   |   STAT

Biotech venture capitalists make their money by seeing the future better than most of us, and three of them shared their insights at the STAT Summit. They talked about cell...
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Watch: What patients and their families learned from facing a deadly disease

3 days ago   |   STAT

Dr. David Fajgenbaum went from being a healthy third-year medical student to suddenly suffering multi-organ-system failure. “I was so sick that my doctors encouraged my family...
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Science shouldn't be for sale - we need reform to industry-funded studies to keep people safe | Carey Gillam

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

We must be able to trust the integrity of scientific research as we work to protect our families and our planet Not again. News out of Europe this week revealed that more than...
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DF/HCC Breast & Gynecologic Symposium 2020

3 days ago   |   Harvard

February 18, 2020 Dr. Heng will give an Oral presentation on "Tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and breast cancer somatic genomic alterations“. In addition, her team will...
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AACR 2020 San Diego

3 days ago   |   Harvard

February 18, 2020 Two abstracts will be presented at AACR 2020 San Diego: Kensler et al. Automated quantitative measures of terminal duct lobular unit involution and breast...
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Pre-diagnostic 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in relation to tumor molecular alterations and risk of breast cancer recurrence

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Cheng Peng, Yujing J Heng, Donghao Lu, Natalie C DuPre, Kevin H Kensler, Kimberly Glass, Oana A. Zeleznik, Peter Kraft, David Feldman, Susan E Hankinson, Kathryn Rexrode...
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Thaise Carneiro

Thaise Carneiro

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Visiting Graduate Student Current: PhD student, The Federal University of São Paulo , BrazilDuring her visit to the Lee lab, she analyzed RNA-seq and whole exome sequencing...
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Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

Science behind the new £20 note - and why it's almost impossible to forge

The new plastic £20 note features artist JMW Turner, and is said to be the ‘most secure Bank of England banknote yet' Read more ...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century...

Mars breakthrough: 100,000 people will live on Mars before end of century boasts scientist

MARS will be colonised by as many as 100,000 Earthlings before the end of the 21st century, the head of the Mars Society has spectacularly announced. Read more ...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing...

Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing Great Veggies & Fruits

Led by GrowingGreat , STEM educators who work with PreK-5th grade students are addressing under-resourced families' lack of access to fresh produce and green space by... Read more ...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy...

Solar flare: Astronomers stunned by tiny star erupting 10 times more energy than the Sun

A SOLAR flare 10 times more powerful than anything the Sun has ever released was caught coming from an unusually small star, astronomers have announced. Read more ...

Boram Lee, MD

Boram Lee, MD

Visiting Graduate Student Current: PhD student, Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences & Technology, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea Read more ...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating...

Lyme disease treatment: Japanese knotweed offers 'exciting' hope of treating Lyme disease

LYME disease researchers are exploring the medical properties of Japanese knotweed, suggesting plant-based drugs could be a better treatment than antibiotics. Read more ...

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

5 key requirements for unleashing innovation in the cannabis industry

The cannabis industry faces a systemic problem where the legal nomenclature used to distinguish varietals of ​Cannabis Sativa is known to be unrelated to the genetic identity... Read more ...

Antarctica shock: Before and After pics show horror of ice melt after...

Antarctica shock: Before and After pics show horror of ice melt after record-breaking heat

ANTARCTICA has suffered a week of intense ice melt after weather stations measured the hottest temperature on record for the icy continent. Read more ...

Radio telescopes team up to unveil hundreds of protostars in Orion

Radio telescopes team up to unveil hundreds of protostars in Orion

The ALMA and VLA radio telescope teamed up to observe more than 300 infant suns and their protoplanetary disks in the vast Orion Molecular Cloud. In this sample, ALMA reveals... Read more ...

Exciting tales and top secret work of pigeons in the First World War

Exciting tales and top secret work of pigeons in the First World War

One of the historic episodes explored in Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security is the life and death importance of secure communications in the trenches of the First World... Read more ...