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Researchers take key step toward cancer treatments that leave healthy cells unharmed

Researchers have opened up a possible avenue for new cancer therapies that don’t have the side effects that oftentimes accompany many current cancer treatments by identifying a protein modification that specifically supports proliferation and survival of tumor cells. Credit: Maca Franco, OSU College of Science Researchers have opened up a possible avenue for new cancer […]

A chemical clue to how life started on Earth

Credit: Scripps Institute Earth didn’t always harbor life. But around 4 billion years ago, something in the environment changed, and systems with biological properties began to emerge. Many scientists believe a lively dance of molecules called amino acids is partly responsible for the shift: Molecules linked up, broke apart and eventually came together to form […]