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Surprising new way to kill cancer cells

Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that cancer cells – and not normal cells – can be killed by eliminating either the FAS receptor, also...

Better RNA interference, inspired by nature

New MIT nanoparticles offer best-ever gene silencing, could help treat liver diseases. Inspired by tiny particles that carry cholesterol through the body, MIT chemical engineers...

Injectable therapy could help people avoid mastectomy

A novel breast-cancer therapy that partially reverses the cancerous state in cultured breast tumor cells and prevents cancer development in mice, could one day...

Researchers Discover Innate Virus-killing Power in Mammals

Scientists have a promising new approach to combating deadly human viruses thanks to an educated hunch by University of California, Riverside microbiology professor Shou-Wei...

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