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Promising drug target identified in medulloblastoma

Scientists at Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center have identified a protein critical to both the normal development of the brain and, in many cases, the development of medulloblastoma, a fast-growing ...

20 hours ago
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Carnival game mimics eye growth

The motion of coins in a "Penny Pusher" carnival game is similar to the movement of cells in the eye's lens, as described in a new study published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS). This new insight m ...

12 hours ago
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To beat leukemia, boost cell signaling, study suggests

A new study of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) led by UC San Francisco researchers puts an intriguing new twist on anti-cancer strategies. Rather than inhibiting cellular signals that arise from a cancer-driving ...

23 hours ago
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Top European beers to show calorie counts

Beer drinkers in Europe will soon be able to find out the calorie count on their drinks after four of the world's biggest brewers said Thursday that they will list the information.

16 hours ago
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