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  • Rainforest Vine Compound Starves Pancreatic Cancer Cells Nov 14, 2018
    Pancreatic cancer cells are known for their ability to thrive under extreme conditions of low nutrients and oxygen, a trait known in the cancer field as “austerity.” The cells’ remarkable resistance to starvation is one reason why pancreatic cancer is so deadly. Now researchers have identified a compound from a Congolese plant that has strong […]
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly with Nitric Oxide Technology Nov 14, 2018
    Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. They’re planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers of new tissue pumped up by nitric oxide. In patients with diabetes, impaired nitric oxide production […]
  • NASA Brings Mars Landing, First in Six Years, to Viewers Everywhere Nov. 26 Nov 14, 2018
    NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency’s website and social media platforms. Launched on May 5, InSight marks NASA’s first […]
  • How Did WWI Reshape the Modern World? Nov 14, 2018
    A hundred years after the end of the “war to end all wars,” USC experts discuss its surprising impact and how it affects us even today One hundred years ago Sunday, the Allies and Germany agreed to an armistice ending World War I. The Great War claimed 40 million lives — but also serves as […]
  • Alaskans, Canadians Pause to Recognize 100 Years since End of World War I Nov 14, 2018
    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, veterans, service members and community members gathered at the Alaska National Guard armory here to honor all who served in the U.S. and Canadian military during the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Veterans and Remembrance Day ceremony. […]
  • California’s Deadliest Fire Leaves 48 Dead, Hundreds Missing Nov 14, 2018
    Search teams in the U.S. state of California found more bodies Tuesday in areas ravaged by the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history, bringing the overall death toll to 48. Crews are working with cadaver dogs and a rapid DNA analysis system in and around Paradise, a town of 27,000 people where in the […]
  • Man Slumped Over Wheel on Penguin Street Hit with Multiple Charges Nov 14, 2018
    Anchorage police say that a phone call from an “observant citizen” led them to a suspect with multiple warrants in a vehicle on Penguin Street on Tuesday. After the call reporting that a man was slumped over the wheel in a vehicle in the middle of the street, patrol officers responded to the 4300-block of […]
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  • Materials From Arctic Shelves Are Changing the Water’s Composition Nov 14, 2018
    Materials from Arctic Shelves are Changing the Water’s Composition: Scientists say the input of shelf-derived materials to the central Arctic Ocean over the past decade appears to be increasing. They further note that this increase is altering the water’s composition and could threaten biological productivity and species assemblages. Their results provide one of the first […]
  • Pain can be a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy Nov 14, 2018
    Expect a shot to hurt and it probably will, even if the needle poke isn’t really so painful. Brace for a second shot and you’ll likely flinch again, even though – second time around – you should know better. That’s the takeaway of a new brain imaging study published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour which found […]


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