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How do elephants keep cancer at bay?

The majestic elephant is unusually resistant to cancer, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists for decades. The answer may lie in its genes.

By October 8, 2015


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 September 10, 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 August 3, 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 March 15, 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 March 3, 2015


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


Steve Jobs' legacy 'hijacked,' says Apple's Jony Ive

Apple's chief design guru shares insight into what it was like to collaborate with Apple's co-founder.

By October 7, 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 January 3, 2015


Science is serious about developing an 'exercise pill'

It's not just for couch potatoes...a pill to at least supplement your workout may arrive one day, and some researchers think they've got a way to make that happen.

By October 7, 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 November 10, 2014