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Breast cancer study suggests new treatment could slow aggressive tumors

New research into cancer growth has pinpointed a mechanism that impacts the aggressiveness of breast cancer tumors, according to a Scripps Research Institute study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. It’s an important finding because doctors often find it difficult to figure out if a particular tumor will become…

Stemcell breakthrough could save species from extinction

PARIS — Scientists said Sunday they had produced the first stemcells from endangered species, a breakthrough that could potentially save dozens of animals teetering on the brink of extinction. “The best way to manage extinction is to preserve species and habitats but that is not always working,” Oliver Ryder, director…