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Tiny lasers light up immune cells

A team of researchers from the School of Physics at the University of St Andrews have developed tiny lasers that could revolutionise our understanding and treatment of many diseases, including cancer.

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Regulating the immune system's 'regulator'

A research team at the Academy of Immunology and Microbiology, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has discovered a possible therapeutic target that pulls the reins of immunity. In Nature Communications, the scientists ...

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Encouraging prospects for moon hunters

Astrophysicists of the University of Zürich, ETH Zürich and the NCCR PlanetS show how the icy moons of Uranus were born. Their result suggests that such potentially habitable worlds are much more abundant in the Universe ...

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Redefining colorectal cancer subtypes

There is a long-standing belief that colorectal cancer (CRC), which causes some 50,000 deaths in the United States each year, can be categorized into distinct molecular subtypes. In a paper published recently in the journal Genome ...

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Sunset Crater, San Francisco Volcanic Field

The San Francisco Volcanic Field is a 4,700 square kilometers (1,800 square miles) area in the southern boundary of the Colorado Plateau. The field contains more than 600 scoria cones active in the past six million years. ...

Siemens to build new London Underground trains

German manufacturing conglomerate Siemens will build almost 100 new trains to replace the decades-old rolling stock on London Underground's Piccadilly Line, the group said in a statement Tuesday.

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Stopping superbugs with friendly microbes
Is spanking ever right? Pediatricians say no
Health utility values improve after septorhinoplasty
How your moving brain sees the world
Regulating the immune system's 'regulator'
To predict the future, the brain has two clocks
Redefining colorectal cancer subtypes
Study sheds light on low asthma rates in rural children

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EasyJet logs soaring annual profit

EasyJet's annual net profit jumped by almost a fifth on strong sales and record passenger numbers, the British no-frills airline announced on Tuesday.

Twitter CEO Dorsey sparks India social media storm

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has been accused of inciting hate against India's highest caste after being photographed holding a poster declaring "smash Brahminical patriarchy" during a visit to the country.

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Skeletal imitation reveals how bones grow atom-by-atom
A molecule for fighting muscular paralysis
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