Promise of better targeted treatments now possible in children’s brain cancer

(University of Utah Health Sciences) More than 4,000 children and teens are diagnosed with brain cancer each year and the disease kills more children than any other cancer. Writing this week in the journal Cell Reports, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah report they have identified an existing group of […]

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Researchers probing the beneficial secrets in dolphins’ proteins

(Medical University of South Carolina) Why reinvent the wheel when nature has the answer?That’s what researcher Michael Janech, Ph.D. of the Medical University of South Carolina, has found to be true, drawing from the field of biomimicry where researchers look to nature for creative solutions to human problems.Janech’s inspiration is coming from dolphins who seem […]

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Can you accept your loved one’s political choices?

<img width="707" height="530" src="http://media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg&quot; class="attachment-post-thumbnail size-post-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="More details Graham’s Hierarchy of Disagreement lists name calling as the lowest type of argument in a disagreement. Image: Wikipedia” srcset=”http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?w=707 707w, http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?resize=300%2C225 300w, http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?resize=600%2C450 600w” sizes=”(max-width: 707px) 100vw, 707px” /> It becomes an argument at the moment you can’t let go. In this politically divisive climate we […]

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Can you accept your loved one’s political choices?

<img width="707" height="530" src="http://media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg&quot; class="attachment-post-thumbnail size-post-thumbnail wp-post-image" alt="More details Graham’s Hierarchy of Disagreement lists name calling as the lowest type of argument in a disagreement. Image: Wikipedia” srcset=”http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?w=707 707w, http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?resize=300%2C225 300w, http://i1.wp.com/media.boingboing.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/disagree.jpg?resize=600%2C450 600w” sizes=”(max-width: 707px) 100vw, 707px” /> It becomes an argument at the moment you can’t let go. In this politically divisive climate we […]

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The data revolution

 The internet was a revolution because it reorganized a large part of the economy and society around the network structure, becoming a fantastic medium for commerce, finance, power and culture. It also definitely changed our perception of time and space. We now live in a globalized and connected world where information flows at the speed […]

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