1244 Results for

cancer

Article

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 March 15, 2015

Article

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 March 3, 2015

Article

Feds say skin cancer apps are deceptive

The Federal Trade Commission charges several promoters of supposed melanoma-detection apps with deceptive marketing and says they must provide evidence to back up their claims.

By February 24, 2015

Article

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 January 3, 2015

Article

Cells with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?

Researchers from the University of St. Andrews figure out a way to attach laser lights to cells to make them easier to keep track of. Because they don't make name tags that tiny.

By July 25, 2015

Article

Here's why your canine companion is actually pretty smart

Did you know that dogs can detect things like seizures, low blood sugar and cancer? A new AsapScience video looks at some of the scientific wonders of man's best friend.

By July 27, 2015

Article

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 November 10, 2014

Article

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 October 7, 2014

Article

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 September 25, 2014

Article

Crave Ep. 174: Portraits made from cancer cells, bacteria

Microscopic artwork shows off the beauty of bacteria and living cells using media such as cancer ​for​ artistic expression. And it'​s kind of​ gross,​ too.

By September 12, 2014