Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a new way to use stem cells in the fight against brain cancer. A team led by neuroscientist Khalid Shah, M.S., Ph.D., who recently demonstrated the value of stem cells loaded with cancer-killing herpes viruses, now has a way to genetically engineer stem cells so that they can produce and secrete tumor-killing toxins. —> Read More Here
A new study has found that implementing stricter fisheries management overcame the expected detrimental effects of climate change disturbances in coral reef fisheries badly impacted by the 1997/98 El Niño, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. —> Read More Here
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When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management. —> Read More Here
NOAA’s GOES-East satellite has been keeping an eye on the remnants of Tropical Depression 9. —> Read More Here
Ancient humans found with red hair weren’t necessarily redheads in life, but may have acquired their carrot tops after death, a new study finds. —> Read More Here
A fossil tusk rescued from the sea proves mammoths swam to Southern California’s Channel Islands much earlier than thought. —> Read More Here
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