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New method to stop cells dividing could help fight cancer
PHYS.ORG Researchers at Uppsala University, Karolinska Institutet, and the University of Oxford, have used a new strategy to shut down specific enzymes to stop cells from dividing. The method,... 41 minutes
'Inflammatory Diet' May Boost Colorectal Cancer Risk
LIVE SCIENCE An "inflammatory diet" may increase a person's risk of colorectal cancer, a new study suggests. 2 hours
New precision medicine approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A three-year grant has been awarded to fund a phase 1b clinical trial of a precision medicine approach to treating metastatic pancreatic cancer. 4 hours
Study devises efficient and economical strategy to screen breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations
NEWS MEDICAL A new study published yesterday in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that, in comparison with just screening... 4 hours
New precision medicine trial for metastatic pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL A three-year grant has been awarded to fund a phase 1b clinical trial of a precision medicine approach to treating metastatic pancreatic cancer. 4 hours
Modular gene enhancers may be suitable target in treatment of blood cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Every day, billions of new blood cells are generated in the bone marrow. The gene Myc is known to play an important role in... 5 hours
New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production
NEWS MEDICAL T cells play a key role in the body's immune response against pathogens. As a new class of therapeutic approaches, T cells are being harnessed to fight cancer, promising more precise, longer-lasting mitigation than traditional, chemical-based... 5 hours
Patients with monoclonal gammopathy at risk of developing cancer even after 30 years
NEWS MEDICAL Patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance are at risk of progressing to multiple myeloma or a related cancer ─ even after... 5 hours
Research reveals cost-effectiveness of whole-population screening for breast, ovarian cancer gene mutations
NEWS MEDICAL Screening the entire population for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations, as opposed to just those at high-risk of carrying this mutation, is cost... 5 hours
Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A pair of targeted therapies given before and after surgery for melanoma produced at least a six-fold increase in time to progression compared to standard-of-care surgery for patients... 5 hours
Study to test new precision medicine approach for metastatic pancreatic cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The Lustgarten Foundation has awarded Columbia University's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center a three-year grant, as part of its Translational Clinical Program, to test a new... 6 hours
Analysis finds overlooked crucial factor in determining prognosis for DIPGs
NEWS MEDICAL The prognosis for all children diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and similar tumors has been mostly the same: dismal. 7 hours
Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have discovered that killing cancer cells can actually have the unintended effect of fueling the proliferation of residual, living cancer cells, ultimately leading to aggressive tumor progression. 7 hours
Researchers find new way to halt growth of breast cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL An international team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet and Science for Life Laboratory in Sweden have found a new way of halting the growth of... 8 hours
Medical News Today: Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer
MNT A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes. 9 hours
Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to cancer
MNT How well do you look after your oral health? New research has now linked the bacteria responsible for gum disease with certain types of cancer. 9 hours
Novel gene expression analysis technique can accurately and quickly measure RNA
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Illinois and Mayo collaboration has demonstrated a novel gene expression analysis technique that can accurately measure levels of RNA quickly and directly from... 9 hours
Review explores consequences of genetic testing and cancer risk-reducing surgery
NEWS MEDICAL Genetic testing is commonplace for many inheritable cancer syndromes, and with that comes the knowledge of being a gene carrier for some patients. 9 hours
Novel chip-based gene expression tool analyzes RNA quickly and accurately
PHYS.ORG A University of Illinois and Mayo collaboration has demonstrated a novel gene expression analysis technique that can accurately measure levels of RNA quickly and directly from a cancerous... 20 hours
New way to target the growth of breast cancer cells
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a new way of halting the growth of breast cancer cells. The researchers explored a new way to starve cancer cells from their molecular energy... 22 hours
Tensile forces drive a reversible fibroblast-to-myofibroblast transition during tissue growth in engineered clefts
Science Magazine Myofibroblasts orchestrate wound healing processes, and if they remain activated, they drive disease progression such as fibrosis and cancer. Besides growth factor... 23 hours
[Research Articles] Enhanced preclinical antitumor activity of M7824, a bifunctional fusion protein simultaneously targeting PD-L1 and TGF-{beta}
Science Magazine Antibodies targeting immune checkpoints are emerging as potent and viable cancer therapies, but not... 23 hours
DIPG tumor patterns offer new insight on survival
SCIENCE DAILY A small subset of patients with tumors that bear mutations in a gene in the basic packaging of DNA (known as histone mutations) may have better outcomes than others, suggests new research. 23 hours
Modular gene enhancer promotes leukemia and regulates effectiveness of chemotherapy
SCIENCE DAILY Every day, billions of new blood cells are generated in the bone marrow. The gene Myc is known to play an important role in this process, and is... 23 hours
Patient-derived organoids may help personalize the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers
SCIENCE DAILY A new review highlights the potential of 3-D organoid models derived from patient cells to help personalize therapy for individuals with gastrointestinal cancers. 1 day
Fishing for one bad cell out of trillions of good ones
PHYS.ORG Cancer cells can break away from a tumor and circulate through the blood. There are few of the cancer cells compared to the trillions of blood... 1 day
Systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep in people treated for cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep for fatigued people who have been treated for cancer. 1 day
EXD2 enzyme facilitates protein production in mitochondria
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Genomic Instability and Cancer Laboratory at Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have identified a key role for EXD2 in protein production in the mitochondria, the cellular organelles responsible for... 1 day
A new strategy proposed for drug discovery
NEWS MEDICAL A joint industry/academia study of a cancer target protein reveals unusual relation between binding site flexibility and drug-target lifetime. 1 day
Research: Men who lack HSD17B4 gene may be more susceptible to treatment-resistant prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Cleveland Clinic researchers have confirmed for the first time a mechanistic link between the gene HSD17B4 and deadly, treatment-resistant prostate... 1 day
Bright light therapy improves sleep in people treated for cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Results of a randomized controlled trial suggest that systematic bright light exposure can improve sleep for fatigued people who have been treated for cancer. 2 days
T-cells engineered to outsmart tumors induce clinical responses in relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has validated a way to outfox tumors. They engineered T-cells, essential players in the body's own immune system, to strip tumors... 2 days
Math can predict how cancer cells evolve
SCIENCE DAILY Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study has found. 2 days
New way to unmask melanoma cells to the immune system
SCIENCE DAILY A research team has found a new way to keep the immune system engaged, and is planning to test the approach in a phase 1 clinical trial. 2 days
Oral health may have an important role in cancer prevention
SCIENCE DAILY The bacteria that cause periodontitis, a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth, seems to play a part also in the onset of pancreatic cancer. 2 days
New treatment target for melanoma identified
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of melanoma. For decades, research has associated female sex and a history of previous pregnancy with better outcomes after a melanoma diagnosis. Now, a research team... 2 days
More evidence of link between severe gum disease and cancer risk
SCIENCE DAILY A new study adds to accumulating research that gum disease is associated with some cancer risk. It reports a 24 percent increase in the risk of... 2 days
Medical News Today: How immune cells can be controlled to kill cancer
MNT Researchers have engineered immune system T cells that are primed to find and kill cancer cells and can be remotely activated with noninvasive ultrasound. 2 days
Medical News Today: Thoracotomy: Procedures and recovery
MNT A thoracotomy is a type of surgery that is carried out on the chest. It is often carried out as part of lung cancer treatment or in emergency situations. 2 days
Medical News Today: What is hairy cell leukemia and how is it treated?
MNT Learn all about hairy cell leukemia, a form of hematologic cancer. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for... 2 days
Neutrons reveal hidden secrets of the hepatitis C virus
PHYS.ORG The hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a blood born virus that causes liver disease and cancer, with more than 300,000 people dying each year and 71 million people living with... 2 days
Key player in cell metabolism identified
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Genomic Instability and Cancer Laboratory at Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) have identified a key role for EXD2 in protein production in the mitochondria, the cellular organelles responsible for the majority... 2 days
Biologists' new peptide could fight many cancers
PHYS.ORG MIT biologists have designed a new peptide that can disrupt a key protein that many types of cancers, including some forms of lymphoma, leukemia, and breast cancer, need to survive. 2 days
In Wisconsin, hopes rise for production of a lifesaving radioactive isotope
NEWS MEDICAL In a cornfield here, past the shuttered General Motors plant and the Janesville Terrace trailer home park, a facility not seen in the United States in... 2 days
The Salk Institute and Indivumed collaborate for cutting-edge cancer research
NEWS MEDICAL The Salk Institute, which hosts a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center and Indivumed GmbH, a world leading cancer research company today announce a multi-year strategic alliance to secure,... 2 days
Bacteria linked to periodontitis may play role in onset of cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The bacteria that cause periodontitis, a disease affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth, seems to play a part also in the onset of pancreatic cancer, say the researchers... 2 days
Penn scientists identify new therapeutic target for treatment of melanoma
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified a new therapeutic target for the treatment of melanoma. 2 days
Math can predict how cancer cells evolve
PHYS.ORG Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University of Waterloo has found. 2 days
Applied math can help predict genesis and evolution of different cancers
NEWS MEDICAL Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University of Waterloo... 2 days
Teens who watch TV shows with ads likely to eat more junk food
NEWS MEDICAL Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food... 3 days
FDA grants approval for first drug to treat inherited breast cancer
NEWS MEDICAL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Lynparza (olaparib tablets) to include the treatment of patients with certain types of breast... 3 days
Researchers develop remote-controlled mechanogenetics system to target and kill cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL A team of researchers has developed an ultrasound-based system that can non-invasively and remotely control genetic processes in live immune T cells so that they recognize... 3 days
Researchers use immune-mimicking biomaterial scaffolds to fast track T cell therapies
NEWS MEDICAL Immunologists and oncologists are harnessing the body's immune system to fight cancers and other diseases with adoptive cell transfer techniques. In a normal immune response, a... 3 days
Flipping the switch: Dietary fat, changes in fat metabolism may promote prostate cancer metastasis
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have shed new light on the genetic mechanisms that promote metastasis in the mouse model and also implicated the... 3 days
Remote-controlled cancer immunotherapy system
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has developed an ultrasound-based system that can non-invasively and remotely control genetic processes in live immune T cells so that they recognize and kill cancer cells. 3 days
Research sheds new light on genetic, environmental factors that promote prostate cancer metastasis
NEWS MEDICAL Prostate tumors tend to be what scientists call "indolent" - so slow-growing and self-contained that many affected men die with prostate cancer,... 3 days
A matter of mobility: New strategy for drug discovery
SCIENCE DAILY A joint industry/academia study of a cancer target protein reveals unusual relation between binding site flexibility and drug-target lifetime. The results suggest a new strategy for drug discovery. 3 days
Biologists’ new peptide could fight many cancers
MIT Drug that targets a key cancer protein could combat leukemia and other types of cancer. 3 days
We will treat cancer by making it 'slim down'
SCIENCE DAILY For years, attempts have been made to understand the mechanism behind the proliferation of cancer cells:  they need metabolites to grow and proliferate as much as a vehicle needs gasoline... 3 days
Medical News Today: How dietary fat helps prostate cancer to spread
MNT Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer. 3 days
Fast-tracking T cell therapies with immune-mimicking biomaterials
PHYS.ORG Immunologists and oncologists are harnessing the body's immune system to fight cancers and other diseases with adoptive cell transfer techniques. In a normal immune response, a type of white blood cell known as T... 3 days
Researchers program biomaterials with 'logic gates' that release therapeutics in response to environmental triggers
PHYS.ORG Drug treatments can save lives, but sometimes they also carry unintended costs. After all, the same therapeutics that target pathogens... 3 days
A matter of mobility: multidisciplinary paper suggests new strategy for drug discovery
PHYS.ORG A joint industry/academia study of a cancer target protein reveals unusual relation between binding site flexibility and drug-target lifetime. The results, published in Nature... 3 days
Medical News Today: What is fibrosarcoma and what are the symptoms?
MNT Learn all about fibrosarcoma, a form of cancer affecting the cells that create fibrous tissue in the body. We look at symptoms, diagnosis, and prognosis. 3 days
Medical News Today: Could this experimental 'recipe' fight colon cancer?
MNT A cocktail of engineered probiotics and cruciferous vegetables could help to prevent and treat colorectal cancer in the future, researchers suggest. 4 days
Study identifies mechanisms underlying glucose-induced peripheral neuropathy
NEWS MEDICAL New research by MDI Biological Laboratory scientist Sandra Rieger, Ph.D., and her team has demonstrated that an enzyme she had previously identified as playing a role in peripheral neuropathy induced by cancer chemotherapy also... 6 days
New polygenic hazard score predicts when men develop prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Medical researchers have developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer, a disease that kills more than 26,000 American men annually. 6 days
US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer
ABC NEWS U.S. regulators have approved the first drug aimed at breast cancer patients who have an inherited mutation in the BRCA gene 6 days
New warning system discovered in the immune defense
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered a previously unknown warning system that contributes to the body's immune system. Mitochondria in the white blood cells secrete a web of DNA fibers that raises the alarm. The... 6 days
Medical News Today: Prostate cancer: 'Whole' Mediterranean diet could reduce your risk
MNT A study of three diets found that only a high adherence to the whole Mediterranean dietary pattern is linked to lower risk of aggressive... 6 days
New biomarkers for colorectal cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients. Biomarkers are measurable biological indicators for a specific disease, such as changes in the amounts of certain proteins that... 6 days
Glucose-induced nerve damage: Research identifies underlying mechanisms
SCIENCE DAILY New research has demonstrated that an enzyme she had previously identified as playing a role in peripheral neuropathy induced by cancer chemotherapy also plays a role in peripheral neuropathy caused by diabetes. The significance... 6 days
WATCH: Sandra Lee opens up about her breast-cancer journey in new documentary
ABC NEWS The "Semi-Homemade" chef shares about her battle with breast cancer in the HBO documentary, "Rx Early Detection: A Cancer Journey with Sandra Lee," premiering... 6 days
RAS dimers essential for causing cancer, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL Mutated RAS genes are some of the most common genetic drivers of cancer, especially in aggressive cancers like pancreatic and lung cancer, but no medicines that target RAS are available despite decades... 6 days
Novel polygenic hazard score captures age variations of aggressive prostate cancer
NEWS MEDICAL An international team, led by researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has developed and validated a genetic tool for predicting age... 6 days
BRCA gene mutation does not raise the risk of death
NEWS MEDICAL BRCA gene mutation has been associated with cancers such as breast cancer. The BRCA gene mutation detection had resulted in a prophylactic double mastectomy for actress Angelina Jolie... 7 days
Gene therapy comes of age
Science Magazine After almost 30 years of promise tempered by setbacks, gene therapies are rapidly becoming a critical component of the therapeutic armamentarium for a variety of inherited and acquired human diseases. Gene therapies for inherited immune disorders, hemophilia, eye... 7 days
A death knell for relapsed leukemia?
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Researchers report first 3-D structure of DHHC enzymes
PHYS.ORG The first three-dimensional structure of DHHC proteins—enzymes involved in many cellular processes, including cancer—explains how they function and may offer a blueprint for designing therapeutic drugs. Researchers have proposed blocking DHHC activity... 7 days
CAP releases new guideline for HPV testing in patients with head and neck cancers
NEWS MEDICAL Certain head and neck cancers that are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) have a better prognosis and... 7 days
Study examines factors that determine women’s participation in cervical screening
NEWS MEDICAL The impression that foreign-born women in Sweden more often are excluded from gynecological cancer screening needs to be reconsidered. 7 days
Researchers discover new promising biomarker for colorectal cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the University of Luxembourg found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients. 1 week
Scientists develop genetically engineered probiotic that targets and kills cancer cells in the gut
NEWS MEDICAL A new study has identified a way to turn a humble cocktail of bacteria and vegetables into a targeted system... 1 week
Tracking protein disposal could lead to improved therapies
PHYS.ORG Northwestern Medicine investigators developed a technique to catalog how cells dispose of unnecessary proteins, a process that has implications for cancer and autism-spectrum diseases, according to findings published in Nature Communications. 1 week
Researchers create ‘protocells’ for delivering drugs to deepest tumor regions
NEWS MEDICAL Despite herculean efforts, cancer remains a formidable disease, with each malignant subtype responding differently to therapeutics. 1 week
Medical News Today: Stinging nettles: A new approach to cancer
MNT A new drug that specifically targets cancer cell metabolism has been discovered. It is 'switched on' by a chemical found in stinging nettles and ants. 1 week
Medical News Today: Could targeting the body clock stall brain cancer?
MNT Researchers explore a potential new cancer treatment: an experimental drug that interacts with the body clock, stalling the growth of cancer cells. 1 week
Clinical study investigates lifestyle biomarkers in prostate cancer survivors
NEWS MEDICAL Advanced glycation end products, which have been linked to many chronic diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, build up in the body from birth due to normal metabolism but... 1 week
Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to immunotherapy
NEWS MEDICAL Desmoplastic melanoma is a rare subtype of melanoma that is commonly found on sun-exposed areas, such as the head and neck, and usually seen in older patients. 1 week
Research contributes to better understanding of cancer cell regulation
NEWS MEDICAL A team of cancer researchers from the University of Liverpool, has made an important contribution to our understanding of cancer cell regulation which could better inform future cancer treatments. 1 week
Men who follow Mediterranean diet have lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL In a new study published in The Journal of Urology, researchers determined that men who followed a Mediterranean diet, rich... 1 week
Scientists curb growth of cancer cells by blocking access to key nutrients
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have discovered how to curb the growth of cancer cells by blocking the cells' access to certain nutrients. 1 week
AAD releases new guidelines of care for management of nonmelanoma skin cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, and nonmelanoma skin cancer is the most common type of skin cancer, affecting... 1 week
Chemoradiation improves overall survival in elderly stage III NSCLC patients
NEWS MEDICAL Elderly patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer showed improved overall survival when treated with chemoradiation compared to definitive radiation alone. 1 week
Stress accelerates development of pancreatic cancer, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A new study shows that stress accelerates the development of pancreatic cancer by triggering the release of "fight-or-flight" hormones. Beta-blockers--commonly used medications that inhibit these hormones--were found to increase survival in a... 1 week
A more complete Mediterranean diet may protect against aggressive prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers determined that men who followed a Mediterranean diet, rich in fish, boiled potatoes, whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, and olive oil, and low consumption of juices... 1 week
With these special bacteria, a broccoli a day can keep the cancer doctor away
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have engineered bacteria that specifically targets colorectal cancer cells and converts a substance in some vegetables into an anticancer... 1 week
[Editors' Choice] Gold photothermal therapy: A positive for negative margins
Science Magazine Nanoparticle-based photothermal therapy after tumor resection inhibits recurrence. 1 week
[Editors' Choice] Rapid drug screen using 3D tumor organoids
Science Magazine Breast cancer organoids enable high-throughput functional drug screens to potentially guide individualized therapy. 1 week
Biomarkers may help predict prognosis of gastric cancer patients with alcohol consumption habits
NEWS MEDICAL Alcohol consumption has been identified as a modifiable risk factor for cancers such as gastric cancer. A new report in the The... 1 week
Glacial moulin formation triggered by rapid lake drainage
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New power generation and propulsion system for satellites
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How a Mormon lawyer transformed archaeology in Mexico—and ended up losing his faith
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NASA IMERG reveals rainfall rates of Tropical Cyclone Berguitta
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Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells
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Baby boomers use too much energy in their homes
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How to avoid a sucker bet – with a little help from maths
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Radar adds technological twist to age-old cranberry counting process
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HSS orders Sectra’s 3D pre-operative planning solution for improving patient outcomes
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Minecraft teaches kids about tech, but there's a gender imbalance at play
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New study suggests shark declines can lead to changes in reef fish body shapes
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How robot math and smartphones led researchers to a drug discovery breakthrough
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How chimp DNA techniques turned us into jungle detectives
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Deadly California mudslides show the need for maps and zoning that better reflect landslide risk
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Researchers identify 'social place cells' in the brain that respond to the locations of others
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Scientists use vibrations within cells to identify their mechanical properties
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Multifaceted design of the mantis shrimp club is inspiring advanced composite materials for airplanes, football helmets
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From flagship to spaceship—two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene's potential
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A brief history of fitness technology
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Advancing cloud with memory disaggregation
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