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Oilsands Air Pollutants Underestimated, Researchers Find
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, safety, scientists, environment, carcinogens, cancer, tar sands, oil sands, Canada, Alberta, Harper, discovery )

- 661 days ago -
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 )

- 726 days ago -
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 )

- 816 days ago -
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 )

- 848 days ago -
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 )

- 1010 days ago -
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 )

- 1035 days ago -
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 )

- 1342 days ago -
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 )

- 1452 days ago -
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 )

- 1472 days ago -
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.
Breast Cancer Risk: Not All in the Family
Science & Tech  (tags: Breast, cancer, risk:, not all in, the, family )

- 1487 days ago -
Women do not automatically have a higher risk of getting breast cancer just because someone else in the family has tested positive for breast cancer genes, say US researchers.
Spider Venom Breast Cancer Hope
Science & Tech  (tags: Spider, venom, breas, cancer, hope )

- 1494 days ago -
VENOM from funnel-web spiders and tarantulas could be used to kill breast cancer cells. An Australian trial will test the arachnid's ability to combat cancerous cells. The research comes as Australians mark Pink Ribbon Day, which raises money for breast
Catching Cancer With Carbon Nanotubes: New Device to Test Blood Can Spot Cancer Cells, HIV on the Fly
Science & Tech  (tags: Cancer, blood test, HIV, Carbon Nanotubes, technology )

- 1702 days ago -
A Harvard bioengineer and an MIT aeronautical engineer have created a new device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample, potentially allowing doctors to quickly determine whether cancer has spread from its original site.
'Fat Cancers' Also Hitting Developing Nations
Science & Tech  (tags: Fat cancers, health, cancer, world, obesity )

- 1757 days ago -
"Fat cancers" usually associated with wealthy countries are becoming more common in the developing world, too, according to new reports.Obese people are thought to be at higher risk for many so-called "fat cancers," including breast and colon cancer.
Blocking Rogue Gene Could Stop Spread of Cancer, New Research Suggests
Science & Tech  (tags: Rogue Gene, Cancer, prevantion, treatment, science )

- 1767 days ago -
Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have discovered a rogue gene involved in the spread of cancer in the body. By blocking the gene, they believe, cancer could be stopped in its tracks.
Soon, a Simple Blood Test to Detect Cancer
Science & Tech  (tags: blood test, cancer, cell, health, tumor )

- 1788 days ago -
A blood test so sensitive it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones is moving a step closer to being available at your doctor's office, with potentially revolutionary medical implications.

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