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Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Cancer Prevention May Begin at the Produce Stand

Georgetown researchers were the first to determine the link between eating cruciferous vegetables and reduced cancer incidence. The medical community has known for some time that eating cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, watercress, and cauliflower seemed to lower cancer risk. It ...

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New Lung Cancer Treatment

New Lung Cancer Treatment

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts are developing a new lung cancer drug for Pfizer. Currently in the early phases of a stage 3 clinical trial, Crizotinib was successful in shrinking non-small cell ...

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Fat Gene Discovered

Fat Gene Discovered

Researchers at William Harvey Research Institute and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry in London took part in an international consortium aimed at discovering new genetic variants that manipulate fat mass, weight, and the risk of obesity. The researchers’ ...

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Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

A research team from Japan was able to store data on the DNA of a bacteria. Although this breakthrough doesn’t seem to have any immediate applications it might be an important step in the development of future biological computers. Biological ...

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