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A totally unexpected lab result has led to a prospective treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. The vaccine-based treatment proved successful in preliminary animal studies and researchers are looking to conduct more clinical trials in the future.
A newly discovered molecule has raised hopes of cutting cancer cells off at the source, with early experiments demonstrating how it can latch onto cancer stem cells and starve them of what they need to survive.
ScienceWhen algal blooms occur in lakes, the over-abundant cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) produce a toxin known as microcystin. Now, Ohio-based scientists are using OTHER types of bacteria to neutralize that toxin, in a process that could be cheaper and more eco-friendly than the alternatives.