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Cancer patient receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs

In the first surgical operation of its kind, a cancer patient has been fitted with a 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs.

By 11 September 2015


Samsung pledges $85M to help cancer-stricken workers

The electronics giant will also use the cancer fund to improve worker safety at its manufacturing facilities around the world.

By 4 August 2015


Rapping scientist lays the diss on cancer

A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.

By 16 March 2015


Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.

By 4 March 2015


Many types of cancers are merely bad luck, study shows

Rather than being caused by lifestyle choices, many cancers are merely the result of freak mutations, says a new US study.

By 4 January 2015


Affordable 'CSI': Detect Ebola, cancer genes at home

A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.

By 11 November 2014


How a hair-raising billboard aims to beat cancer

An interactive billboard in a Stockholm subway reacts in a most striking way to deliver its message whenever a train arrives.

By 8 October 2014


'Baking Bad': Hit Netflix shows take on new life with altered titles

Popular TV shows including "Breaking Bad," "House of Cards," "Mad Men" and "Orange is the New Black" get amusing makeovers with modest name changes.

By 2 October 2015


Chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer-fighting zombies

An MIT research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight against cancer.

By 26 September 2014


'My spirit animal': Remembering 'Twin Peaks' Log Lady Catherine Coulson

Appreciation: Her quirky "Twin Peaks" character made Catherine Coulson famous, but her partnership with David Lynch spanned decades. CNET's Bonnie Burton pays tribute to the woman behind the log.

By 30 September 2015