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Targeting Tumour-Producing Cells in Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. The most common primary liver cancer in adults is known as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and accounts for approximately 780,000 deaths every year.

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Human Gut Microbes Could Make Processed Foods Healthier

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis sheds light on how human gut microbes break down processed foods — especially potentially harmful chemical changes often produced during modern food manufacturing processes.

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Antibiotic Resistance in Food Animals Nearly Tripled Since 2000

The growing appetite for animal protein in developing countries has resulted in a smorgasbord of antibiotic consumption for livestock that has nearly tripled the occurrence of antibiotic resistance in disease-causing bacteria easily transmitted from animals to humans, according to a recent report in the journal Science.

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How to Make Biocatalysts Immortal

Oxygen threatens sustainable catalysts that use hydrogen to produce electricity in fuel cells. Researchers from Bochum and Marseille have developed a way to combat this.

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Assateague on the Move

The surface of Earth is constantly changing and evolving. Coastal barrier islands demonstrate such change faster than almost any other landscape.

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NASA Smallsats Can Aid Hurricane Forecasts with GPS

Eight briefcase-size satellites flying in a row may be key to improving forecasts of a hurricane's wind speed — detecting whether it will make landfall as a Category 1 or a Category 5.

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September 2019 Tied as 2nd Hottest on Record for U.S.

U.S. also saw 4 more billion-dollar disasters since May.

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Marine Heat Wave Reminiscent of 'the Blob' Lingers off U.S. West Coast

The new marine heat wave off the Pacific Coast is reminiscent of the early stages of the 2014–2016 “blob” that devastated marine life and is believed to have affected the weather.

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Grim Projections for the Ocean — and the Life Within It

IPCC report identifies two ocean trends - warming and acidification.

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Expert Outlines Pathway to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

Debate continues on whether renewable resources and changed land practices is enough to achieve net zero emissions.

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