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RNA combination therapy for lung cancer offers promise for personalized medicine

Researchers improve therapeutic response in clinically relevant model of lung-tumor growth.
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Inspired readings

Meet MIT professor Arthur Bahr, a former figure skater who makes medieval literature come alive.
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Republicans Got Nothing…

So they cheat: The National Republican Congressional Committee, which came under fire earlier this year for a deceptive series of fake Democratic candidate websites that it later changed after public outcry, has launched a new set of deceptive websites, this time designed to look like local news sources. The NRCC has created about two dozen […]
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Watch this Origami-inspired Robot Fold Up and Walk Away

Using the same flexible plastic sheets that children use to make Shrinky Dinks, researchers at MIT and Harvard have devised a robot that can assemble itself—and then walk away on its own. The unique little ‘bots come to life by combining the principles of origami, the Japanese paper-folding art, and electrical engineering. The body is [...]
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Finding a piece of the proton-spin puzzle

Particle physicists measure the spin contribution of the proton’s antiquark.
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And the Internet Shall Make Us Free, Gender Equity Division

I have a friend in the science writing game (many actually; I’m a wealthy man that way).  This particular friend has built a career out of writing about physics, mostly, along with a bit of math,* all with a truly distinct style, voice, and stance.  The work begins from the true premise: physics and the […]
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