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Scientists 'Find Cancer's Achilles Heel'
Science & Tech  (tags: Health, Breakthrough, Cancer, Scientists, UK )

Ray
- 61 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.
New Research Phase Will Attack More Types of Childhood Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: children, disease, health, humans, cancer, treatment, research, study, protection, society, science, internet, computers )

Mari
- 163 days ago - secure.worldcommunitygrid.org
Phase 2 of Help Fight Childhood Cancer will feature a new project structure, disease targets, therapy options and drug development partners. But it has the same goal: improve treatment options for children afflicted with cancer.
While You Sleep, Your Smartphone Could Help Cure Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: cure. app, science, Dr Warren Kaplan, research, technology, cancer, cell, Android Apps, health, women )

Mari
- 170 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Scientists say that if 1,000 people use the app, they could crunch data 30 times faster than their current rate. :)
Elephants Avoided Extinction By Evolving Cancer Proof Genes
Science & Tech  (tags: elephants, cancer, cancer proof genes, science, evolving )

Tracy
- 209 days ago - independent.co.uk
Elephants may have evolved extra copies of gene that keeps them from getting cancer saving them from extinction
Changing Our DNA Through Mind Control?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, news, investigation, humans, health, environment, discovery, DNA, Mind Control, meditating, cancer, patients )

Darren
- 503 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A study finds meditating cancer patients are able to affect the makeup of their DNA
Home Health E-Cigarettes_OMTimes Are E-Cigarettes Really Safe?
Science & Tech  (tags: healthcare, cancer, death, research, risks, interesting )

Marjolein
- 670 days ago - omtimes.com
According to the American Lung Association, the average cigarette contains acetone, found in nail polish remover; acetic acid, an ingredient in hair dye; ammonia, a common household cleaner; arsenic, used in rat poison; benzene, found in rubber cement
Oilsands Air Pollutants Underestimated, Researchers Find
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, safety, scientists, environment, carcinogens, cancer, tar sands, oil sands, Canada, Alberta, Harper, discovery )

Michael
- 820 days ago - cbc.ca
The emission levels of some toxic air pollutants in the Alberta oilsands have been greatly underestimated, according to University of Toronto researchers.
Video:The Most Disgusting Science Experiment I'Ve Ever Seen, Or A Terrifying Wake-Up Call?
Science & Tech  (tags: abuse, death, cancer, drugs, disease, health, interesting, investigation, humans, protection, research, risks, safety, science, prevention, warning, safety, scientists, investigation, science )

JL
- 885 days ago - upworthy.com
Rollie Williams I think we're all aware that cigarettes contain tar and other carcinogens, but I didn't realize just how gnarly that stuff looks when it goes into someone's lungs. Check out the whole experiment, or just skip straight to 2:37
Cancer Research in Crisis: Are the Drugs We Count on Based on Bad Science?
Science & Tech  (tags: Cancer, Health, Science, healthcare, Research, MD Anderson, nature, Sustainability News, Technology News, Business News, Life News, News )

Judy
- 975 days ago - salon.com
A study shows that two thirds of senior cancer researcher have had difficulties replicating published results in cancer biology.
Rat Laughs Off Cancer With HA
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, humans, health, research, study, cancer, cure, rats, sugar molecule )

Giana
- 1007 days ago - news.discovery.com
The latest possible cure for cancer may come from the world's longest living rats, which laugh off the disease with a super sugar molecule called HMM-HA, new research finds.
Everyday Chemicals Linked to Diseases, Warns World Health Organisation
Science & Tech  (tags: health, research, scientists, cancer, study, humans )

Giana
- 1169 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
In a landmark report, the WHO warned "synthetic chemicals" had "serious implications" for human health.
Fortified By Global Warming, Deadly Fungus Poisons Corn Crops, Causes Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: cancer, diet, food, protection, research, science, study, warning, globalwarming, globalwarming, weather, climate-change, climatechange, scientists, safety, investigation )

JL
- 1194 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A carcinogenic mold, its growth exacerbated by the warming climate, reached record highs in 2012
Technology and Innovation: Proton Beam Cancer Therapy
Science & Tech  (tags: Beam, cancer, Clinic, Dr, Proton, Technology, Therapy, Treatment )

Mohamed
- 1501 days ago - tubecancer.com
The Mayo Clinic is in the midst of adding a new weapon to its cancer-fighting tools. Mayo broke ground in December for a facility to house a Proton Beam Therapy Program, which it says will mark a new era in cancer treatment.
Poisoning Cancer Cells With Sugar
Science & Tech  (tags: health, Poisoning, cancer, cells, with, sugar )

Agnes
- 1611 days ago - digitaljournal.com
A new two-part therapy combining a modified sugar molecule with two cancer killing drugs causes many types of cancer cells to "commit suicide" by apoptosis, a type of programmed cell death, researchers at UC San Diego and Kyushu University wrote
Europe Bans X-Ray Body Scanners Used at U.S. Airports
Science & Tech  (tags: X-ray body scanners, airports, European Union, U.S., Transportation Security, Adminitration, TSA, cancer, radiation, explosives )

Judy
- 1631 days ago - propublica.org
Monday the EU prohibited use of X-ray body scanners in European airports, parting ways with the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, which has deployed hundreds of the scanners as a way to screen millions of airline passengers for explosives.
 

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