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March 26, 2016
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UCLA scientists test new strategy that could help fight ovarian cancer

Approach borrows from technique of inhibiting protein fibers that cause Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases UCLA scientists have developed a promising novel method to treat gynecologic tumors. The approach focuses on a protein called p53, which is commonly mutated in women … Continue reading

December 24, 2014
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Origin of Moon’s ‘ocean of storms’ revealed

New analysis, using data from NASA’s GRAIL spacecraft, has determined that the large dark patch on the western edge of the Moon’s near side is not an impact crater after all. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Oceanus Procellarum, a vast … Continue reading

April 30, 2014
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Misleading mineral may have led to overestimate of water in moon

Discovery of hydrogen-rich apatite in lunar rocks hinted at more watery past. Think again, says UCLA’s Jeremy Boyce. The amount of water present in the moon may have been overestimated by scientists studying the mineral apatite, says a team of … Continue reading