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Posts Tagged ‘genome’

Targeting brain cancer

Targeting brain cancer

Seven years after her brain cancer diagnosis, Liz Salmi decided she wanted to know more about the makeup of the tumor that changed her life. Salmi had already undergone two surgeries to remove the grade II astrocytoma, an invasive but usually slow-growing brain tumor. [Read More]

The rest of your DNA

The rest of your DNA

    The tiniest, most complicated set of instructions just got a little easier to read, thanks to a giant scientific project called ENCODE, which recruited more than 400 scientists from all over the world.   Those instructions reside in a long molecule called [Read More]

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Targeting brain cancer

Targeting brain cancer

Seven years after her brain cancer diagnosis, Liz Salmi decided she wanted to know more about the makeup of the tumor [Read More]

How to stop phone apps from spying on you

How to stop phone apps from spying on you

Many smartphone apps don’t cost anything to download and use. But don’t be fooled: There’s still a [Read More]

Everything Worth Knowing About Virtual Reality

Everything Worth Knowing About Virtual Reality

 Forget reality: In virtual reality, you can be whomever and wherever you want. VR makes the unreal real, using [Read More]

Researchers find history in the diagrams of Euclid’s Elements

Researchers find history in the diagrams of Euclid’s Elements

The fourth book of Euclid’s Elements, a 2,300-year-old geometry text, includes directions for constructing a [Read More]

Fighting Fire with Fire

Fighting Fire with Fire

Robert Kremens fights fire with fire. No, really – that’s his job. Kremens sets fires in a host of locations across [Read More]

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