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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 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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Quantum games aim to demystify heady science

Quantum games aim to demystify heady science

In a video game called Quantum Moves, the players’ goal is straightforward: Move an atom from one place to another as [Read More]

En route to Mars, astronauts may face big health risks

En route to Mars, astronauts may face big health risks

Frank Borman was probably the first person to barf in space.   Borman was part of NASA’s Apollo 8 mission, which [Read More]

Searching Blood for Cancer Clues

Searching Blood for Cancer Clues

ONCE A MONTH, 40-year-old Kristen Kilmer drives nearly 400 miles from her home in Spearfish, South Dakota, to the [Read More]

The long road to Mars

The long road to Mars

In most Hollywood movies, interplanetary travel seems fairly straightforward: hop on a spaceship, blast off, fly [Read More]

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]

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