Cancer cells eat themselves to survive
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Cancer cells eat themselves to survive

Cancer cells use a method to survive life-threatening injuries. They eat a portion of the surrounding membrane. A team of Danish researchers has
Lottery-based incentives do not increase COVID-19 vaccination rates, study finds
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Lottery-based incentives do not increase COVID-19 vaccination rates, study finds

If you had the chance to win cash or prizes in a lottery, would you be more likely to get vaccinated against COVID-19? According to researchers at
Being clean and hygienic need not impair childhood immunity
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Being clean and hygienic need not impair childhood immunity

According to a recent study from UCL and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the theory that modern society is too clean leads to
Ingeniously Simple Dental Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings
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Ingeniously Simple Dental Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

Scientists have created a product that encourages tooth enamel to grow back. This could be a revolutionary way to treat dental cavities. Researchers
Researchers find potential path to a broadly protective COVID-19 vaccine using T cells
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Researchers find potential path to a broadly protective COVID-19 vaccine using T cells

Gaurav Gaiha MD, DPhil is a member at the Ragon Institute of MGH MIT and Harvard who studies HIV, one the most rapidly-mutating viruses known. HIV's
More filling? Tastes great? How flies, and maybe people, choose their food
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More filling? Tastes great? How flies, and maybe people, choose their food

Flyers have a keen sense of taste. They are like a chef looking at a menu. They seek out sweet, nutritious calories, and avoid bitter, potentially
Chris Whitty suggests guidelines for use of masks after 19 July
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Chris Whitty suggests guidelines for use of masks after 19 July

Professor Chris Whitty is England's chief medical officer and has provided three guidelines to help people keep wearing masks even after the Covid
Ancient bone carving could change the way we think about Neanderthals
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Ancient bone carving could change the way we think about Neanderthals

Archaeologists found that the artifact was at least 51,000 years old before Homo Sapiens arrived in central Europe. Researchers said Monday that the
How fish got their spines
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How fish got their spines

Two males from the cichlid fish Astatotilapia Burtoni (the model organism used in Hoech et al.'s study of spine and soft-ray development) Credit:
Fossil shark scales provide a glimpse of reef predator populations before human impact
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Fossil shark scales provide a glimpse of reef predator populations before human impact

Spikey, ridged skins reduce drag in swift swimmer sharks while thicker, more rounder skins provide protection against abrasion. The top's