News tagged with toxicology

Static killers?

Mammals contain cells whose primary function is to kill other cells in the body. The so-called Natural Killer (NK) cells are highly important in defending our bodies against viruses or even cancer. Scientists at the University ...

dateSep 06, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Too early to say if Neruda was poisoned: Chile

Scientists testing the remains of Pablo Neruda confirmed the Chilean poet had advanced prostate cancer but it's too early to rule on assertions he was poisoned by the Pinochet dictatorship he strongly opposed, an official ...

dateMay 02, 2013 in Other
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