Scientists synthesize long-sought-after anticancer agent

New Haven, Conn. — A team of Yale University scientists has synthesized for the first time a chemical compound called lomaiviticin aglycon, leading to the development of a new class of molecules that appear to target and destroy cancer stem cells. …

Platinum and blue light combine to combat cancer

When it comes to health care blue lights, are usually most useful on the top of ambulances but now new research led by the University of Warwick has found a way to use blue light to activate what could be a highly potent platinum-based cancer treatm…

Ultrathin alternative to silicon for future electronics

There’s good news in the search for the next generation of semiconductors. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley, have successfully …

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