Mapping food deserts

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Maps are great for showing where things are. They’re also good for showing where things aren’t.
Two Michigan State University professors have developed interactive maps that offer a visual perspective of urban food deserts…

Cancer-causing virus exploits key cell-survival proteins

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A cancer-causing retrovirus exploits key proteins in its host cells to extend the life of those cells, thereby prolonging its own survival and ability to spread, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University…

Nanotechnology may lead to new treatment of liver cancer

Nanotechnology may open a new door on the treatment of liver cancer, according to a team of Penn State College of Medicine researchers. They used molecular-sized bubbles filled with chemotherapy drugs to prevent cell growth and initiate cell death i…

Sustainability solutions need the power of networks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The choices an individual makes about environmental issues are affected by family, friends and others in a person’s social network. Michigan State University scientists are studying how to harness the power of social networks …

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