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Study Finds HIV+ Cancer Patients Benefit From Immunotherapy

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appear to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV.

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Article ID: 707622

Case Study Documents Bone Cancer in 240-Million-Year-Old Stem-Turtle

JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association

This research letter documents bone cancer in a 240-million-year-old stem-turtle from the Triassic period, helping to provide more data about the history of cancer in tetrapod evolution. This is a case study about a highly malignant bone tumor on the femur of a shell-less stem-turtle. The appearance of the tumor in the fossilized specimen conforms with present-day periosteal osteosarcoma in humans.

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Circular RNA Holds Promise as Cancer Biomarker

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have cataloged circular RNA in multiple cancers and conducted initial research that suggests these stable structures could serve as cancer biomarkers in blood or urine.

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Article ID: 707710

High-Calorie Desserts Might Not Be All Bad

American Psychological Association (APA)

If you’re going to choose dessert first, then the high-calorie option might lead to your eating a healthier meal, unless you have a lot on your mind, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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7-Feb-2019 10:50 AM EST
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Keeping Things Moving

University of Delaware

Lubricants keep the world moving, but they leave a heavy environmental footprint. New research from the University of Delaware provides a strategy to create renewable lubricant base oils efficiently from non-food biomass.

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7-Feb-2019 10:35 AM EST
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Immigrant Family Separations Must End, Psychologist Tells Congressional Panel

American Psychological Association (APA)

Forced separation of immigrant families trying to enter the United States must cease, and parents and children who have been separated must have access to trauma-informed mental health care, a psychologist told a congressional panel today.

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6-Feb-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Dominican University Receives Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships for Undergraduate Women Pursuing Sciences

Dominican University

Clare Boothe Luce funding will support four two-year, full-ride scholarships for undergraduate women pursuing majors in chemistry, mathematics and computer science.

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Hubble Reveals Dynamic Atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have captured a pair of storms on the solar-system ice giants Uranus (left) and Neptune (right). The dark vortex on Neptune, seen at top center, is the fourth storm spotted by Hubble since 1993. The snapshot of Uranus, like the image of Neptune, reveals a dominant feature: a vast bright stormy cloud cap across the north pole. The images are part of a Hubble program that annually monitors the outer solar-system planets.

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Article ID: 707680

Liberal Sprinkling of Salt Discovered Around a Young Star

National Radio Astronomy Observatory

New ALMA observations show there is ordinary table salt in a not-so-ordinary location: 1,500 light-years from Earth in the disk surrounding a massive young star.

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