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February 11, 2013
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MU Scientists Build Harness for Powerful Radiation Cancer Therapy

Scientists at MU, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville created a gold nanoparticle that can transport powerful radioactive particles directly to tumors for treatment. We’ve all heard that “it’s not wise to use a cannon … Continue reading

December 14, 2012
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Dark Ages Scourge Enlightens Modern Struggle between Man and Microbes

The plague-causing bacteria Yersinia pestis evades detection and establishes a stronghold without setting off the body’s early alarms. New discoveries reported today help explain how the stealthy agent of Black Death avoids tripping a self-destruct mechanism inside germ-destroying cells. The … Continue reading

December 17, 2011
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Researcher Explains How Santa Delivers Presents in One Night

Don’t believe in Santa Claus? Magic, you say? In fact, science and technology explain how Santa is able to deliver toys to good girls and boys around the world in one night, according to a North Carolina State University researcher. … Continue reading

July 28, 2011
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Sea Squirt Cells Shed Light on Cancer Development

*Specialized structures used by cancer cells to invade tissues could also help them escape protection mechanisms aimed at eliminating them, a UA-led research team has discovered.* Delicate, threadlike protrusions used by cancer cells when they invade other tissues in the … Continue reading