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Scientists home in on reasons behind cancer drug trial disappointment Scientists have discovered a 'hidden' mechanism which could explain why some cancer therapies which aim to block tumor blood vessel growth are failing cancer trials. The same mechanism could play the role in the bacterial or viral septic shock -- e.g. in
Science Daily | 4 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Controllers banking on Philae wake-up The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.
BBC News | 4 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Shared symptoms of Chikungunya virus, rheumatoid arthritis may cloud diagnosis A mosquito-borne virus that has spread to the Caribbean and Central and South America and has caused isolated infections in Florida often causes joint pain and swelling similar to that seen in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Science Daily | 4 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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A sneaky snake: Teams hunt for elusive rock pythons in Miami suburbs, at edge of Everglades For all the danger posed to Florida's Everglades by invasive Burmese pythons, there's one thing researchers don't want to know: how they would interact with another python species that threatens to move into the same territory.
Fox News | 4 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Government failing to adequately protect marine life, say wildlife experts Conservationists warn lack of protection for key English marine sites puts wildlife at risk after government announces just 23 potential new conservation zonesThe Government has been accused of dragging its feet on protecting the seas, as it announced few
The Guardian | 4 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Scientists Hint That a Big Bang Dust-Up Has Fizzled Out A report from scientists associated with the Planck cosmology mission throws more cold water on claims about the detection of Big Bang gravity waves.
MSNBC | 4 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK urged to permit IVF procedure to prevent fatal genetic diseases Top world scientists call on government to approve law allowing three-person embryos which would remove faulty mitochondrial DNAFamilies at risk of passing on devastating genetic diseases to their children should be allowed to have a ground-breaking but c
The Guardian | 4 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The world's wellness obsession has gone too far Being urged to optimise every aspect of our lives to improve well-being is sometimes counterproductive, say Andr Spicer and Carl Cederstrm
NewScientist.com | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Diplodocus starts a long goodbye The Natural History Museum has announced that their famous Diplodocus skeleton will be replaced with that of a blue whale, but is it the right move? Continue reading...
The Guardian | 4 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Leak suggests big bang find was a dusty mistake Details of a new analysis of last year's BICEP2 results have been accidentally leaked – and seem to show that claiming a gravitational wave discovery was jumping the gun
NewScientist.com | 5 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend