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A new combination treatment aimed at resistant and recurrent low-grade gliomas slowed tumor growth and killed tumor cells in laboratory and mouse models. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine...
Anyone who has ever studied the molecular basis of breast cancer will probably have heard of the abbreviation BRCA1 -- this is a protein that protects the cells of breast tissue against cancer. Surprisingly, this protein can also...
The majority of people playing football in the U.S. aren't NFL players or collegiate athletes -- they're youth players, less than 14 years old. But until now, there hasn't been independent data evaluating the effectiveness of the helmets...
A protein associated with cancer growth appears to drive the deadly lung disease known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to new research from Cedars-Sinai. The discovery, made in laboratory mice and human tissue samples, may have implications for...
Using data from computed tomography (CT) images, researchers may be able to predict which lung cancer patients will respond to chemotherapy, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology: Artificial Intelligence. Platinum-based chemotherapy is typically the first-line...
A Duke University researcher has a new explanation for why those endless days of childhood seemed to last so much longer than they do now -- physics. According to Adrian Bejan, the J.A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at...
When bacteria enter the digestive tracts of their hosts, including humans, they encounter a highly acidic environment. Bacteria have evolved elegant mechanisms to survive and colonize this habitat, such as highly resistant and impermeable outer membranes and systems...
We all know the feeling of a mobile phone vibrating in our hands when announcing an incoming call. If we perceive these vibrations so clearly, it is due to specialized receptors that transduce them into neural signals sent...
An active substance that has been known for 30 years could unexpectedly turn into a ray of hope against eye tumors. This is shown by a study conducted by researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Magdeburg together...
In the Americas, primate species likely to harbor Zika -- and potentially transmit the virus -- are common, abundant, and often live near people. So reports a new study published today in Epidemics. Findings are based on an...

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Hey ISIS, You Suck: Local Muslims Post Anti-ISIS Billboard

A new billboard on Manchester Road in Missouri reads, "HEY ISIS, YOU SUCK!!! From: #ActualMuslims." A group of Muslim-Americans have put up a blunt billboard...

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