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To find and disarm: Scientists develop platform to kill cancer cells

The new treatment will serve as both diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors. This breakthrough in the technologies of cancer diagnosis and treatment was...

Astronomers identify some of the oldest galaxies in the universe

Astronomers have identified some of the earliest galaxies in the Universe. The team from the Institute for Computational Cosmology at Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian...

Study confirms truth behind ‘Darwin’s moth’

Scientists have revisited - and confirmed - one of the most famous textbook examples of evolution in action. They showed that differences in the survival...

Super-resolution microscope reveals secrets of deadly Nipah virus

The deadly Nipah virus and others like it assemble themselves in a much more haphazard manner than previously thought, new UBC research has found....

New approach to fight tuberculosis, a leading cause of death worldwide

Tuberculosis is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Nearly 2 million people die every year from this infectious disease, and an...

Novel nanoparticle-based approach detects and treats oral plaque without drugs

When the good and bad bacteria in our mouth become imbalanced, the bad bacteria form a biofilm (aka plaque), which can cause cavities, and...

AI could make dodgy lip sync dubbing a thing of the past

Researchers have developed a system using artificial intelligence that can edit the facial expressions of actors to accurately match dubbed voices, saving time and...

Play-Doh helps plant research

When plants are in distress or being fed on by insects, they have been known to send out sensory volatile cues that alert organisms...

Healthy fat cells uncouple obesity from diabetes

About 422 million people around the world, including more than 30 million Americans, have diabetes. Approximately ninety percent of them have type 2 diabetes....

Snake fungal disease alters skin microbiome in eastern Massasaugas

In the first study of its kind, researchers characterized the skin microbiome of a population of free-ranging snakes to begin to understand how the...