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10.3.16

Hospitals Are Using 3D Printing to Save Children’s Lives

Dr. John Meara had a challenge in front of him. His patient, 4-month-old Bentley Yoder, needed to have part of his brain put back into his cranium.

3.4.16

Scientists Find Cancer's 'Achilles Heel' — Which the Body Could Be Trained to Attack

After two years studying the genetic make-up of tumors, researchers have discovered every cancer cell carries a "flag" which marks it out as a recognizable enemy.

10.8.15

Geneticists Found the 'Master Tumor Suppressor' That Stops Cancer in Elephants

Elephants’ genomes possess 20 copies of a tumor suppressing gene called P53, new research shows.

8.26.15

This Technicolor 3D Cancer Model Lets Researchers Glimpse a Tumor’s Evolution

Each color represents the out-of-control behavior of different cell types.

7.17.14

An Explanation From the Scientist Behind That Cat Poop Cancer Treatment

You won't ever cure your cancer by eating cat poop, if that's what you were thinking. Dr. David J. Bzik, who has worked with toxoplasma for over a decade, is more interested in other aspects of his discovery.

4.14.14

Researchers 3D Printed Cancerous Tumors to Learn How to Kill Them

Now we can test drugs on actual tumors, not 2D sheets of cells.

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4.6.14

Zombie Cancer Cells Are a Problem

The good news is that they only eat themselves.