Ending needless chemotherapy for breast cancer

Joy Jensen and her family Ending needless chemotherapy for breast cancer A diagnostic test developed at The University of Queensland might soon determine if a breast cancer patient requires chemotherapy or would receive no benefit from this gruelling treatment. Breast ...

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Engineering heat out of metro tunnels

Researchers at EPFL have precisely quantified convection heat transfer in rail tunnels. Using the new model, they estimated how much energy Lausanne could save by fitting the future M3 metro line with a geothermal heat-recovery system, in what would be ...

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Bacterium turns waste into food

Live image of Kentrophoros sp. from Elba, Italy. This ciliate, a single giant (>1 millimeter) eukaryotic cell carries several million bacterial symbionts everywhere it goes, and harvests them for food. Half the biomass visible in this image is bacterial. © ...

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Confining cell-killing treatments to tumors

A new technique prevents cell-killing proteins called cytokines from escaping once they have been injected into a tumor. Image: MIT News Confining cell-killing treatments to tumors Attaching a Velcro-like molecule may prevent immune proteins called cytokines from leaking out of ...

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Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Orzo

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Orzo Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups uncooked orzo pasta 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen broccoli with cheese sauce 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 medium onion, chopped 3/4 teaspoon ...

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