One of the viruses used to treat her infections came from the side of a rotting South African eggplant

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Discovering and designing a new drug is one of the most challenging tasks in the biological sciences. It takes over 10 years and about US$2.6 billion to bring an average drug to market

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Sajni Chakrabarti’s parents were staggered when doctors at Boston Children’s Hospital told them that the 7-year-old girl’s puzzling symptoms — several falls, trouble moving her pinky finger while playing the violin — were caused by a rare and malignant brain tumor

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Whether Fusobacterium nucleatum causes colon tumors is unknown. But a new study hints that it may be ‘an integral part of the cancer.’

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Universities and other nonprofit research institutions are under increasing fire about their commitments to the public interest. In return for tax-exempt status, their work is supposed to benefit society. But are they really operating in the public interest when they wield their patent rights in ways that constrict research?

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Hundreds of researchers pick through clinical trial from a major blood-pressure study, to the dismay of some who collected the information

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A leading scientist has said UK science will suffer unless any post-Brexit agreement allows the free movement of people

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‘Region-selective’ pluripotent cells raise possibility of growing human organs in animals

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