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leukemia

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24-hour gaming marathon raises $5.1 million for sick kids

Extra Life's event, held over the weekend, benefits Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

By October 27, 2014

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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

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Apple halts use of two harmful chemicals in iPhone assembly

​The tech giant bans the use of benzene and n-hexane in the final assembly of its devices and lowers the maximum use in early production phases.

By August 13, 2014

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Samsung says sorry and promises compensation to sick workers

Samsung has said sorry and promised compensation to workers who have fallen ill after working for the company.

By May 14, 2014

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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Smell ya later: Scientists want to track you by your scent

Researchers in Madrid are finding that body odor can help identify people in a crowd more accurately than facial recognition.

By February 11, 2014

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IBM's 5 in 5: The five ideas that will change your life

From DNA medical treatments to digital guardians, IBM's annual "5 in 5" list looks at the things that will change our lives in the next five years.

By December 30, 2013

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Make-A-Wish to turn San Francisco into Gotham for Batkid

A young boy fighting leukemia will get his wish to be Batkid, and the citizens of San Francisco are being called upon to help.

By November 4, 2013

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'Batkid Rises': Watch the unofficial movie trailer

The meme continues with a video tribute to Gotham's smallest hero.

By November 21, 2013

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Batkid busy saving San Francisco in epic fashion

Batkid is taking to the streets of Gotham City on Friday with an assist from Batman, the superheroes at the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and hordes of his San Francisco fans.

By November 15, 2013