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Cape Cod residents, scientists note declining water quality - Boston Herald


Boston Herald
These algae blooms, while not deemed harmful by themselves, choke the oxygen out of the water, killing various flora and fauna. Since sampling began in 1997, the two bays have not met the state's water quality standards, Howe said. "The real problem is ...

Antipsychotics prove effective in killing drug-resistant cancer cells - Newswise (press release)


Newswise (press release)
“Perphenazine was able to decrease tumor growth by shutting down cholesterol metabolism in cancer cells,” said Omer Kuzu, postdoctoral fellow in pharmacology, who is the lead author on the study. “But the problem was that the drug concentrations ...

Antipsychotics may prove effective in killing drug-resistant cancer cells - Penn State News


Penn State News
“Perphenazine was able to decrease tumor growth by shutting down cholesterol metabolism in cancer cells,” said Omer Kuzu, postdoctoral fellow in pharmacology, who is the lead author on the study. “But the problem was that the drug concentrations ...

Can Cryopreservation Solve the Abortion Problem?

Oslo - Norway

A thoughtful article by Thomas Gramstad which examines the social implications of preserving aborted embryos. From Longevity Report.

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