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More than just an evolution: entropy and complexity

More than just an evolution: entropy and complexity Let me just start by stating that I am not an evolutionary biologist. My studies and research are more in cell and molecular biology applied to cancer. So, I apologize in advance … Continue reading

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New hopes for cancer are on the way

I came across this video on Youtube. It is about this well-known drug Dichloroacetic acid(DCA). This drug has been tested on mice injected with human cancers, and found to reduce tumor growth. DCA might be a new hope!! Cancer cells … Continue reading

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Very Tiny Machines: Biological Cell Rotors

Very tiny machines: Biological Cell Rotors by I B Barsoum For cells in our bodies to work they need energy. The energy cells utilize is usually stored in small units, each called ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate). When ATP is broken into … Continue reading

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Chest pain drug may have cancer benefits

Chest pain drug may have cancer benefits* Thandi Fletcher, National Post A common drug used to treat chest pain could help boost the body’s immune response to destroy some cancers, say researchers at Queen’s University in Kingston.

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Conquering Cancer: Progressive but Slow

Conquering Cancer: Progressive but Slow AACR Cancer Progress Report 2011 Today we know that cancer, which is in fact not one disease but more than 200 different diseases, is much more complex than what could have been imagined in 1971 … Continue reading

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The Canadian Cancer Research Conference

The Canadian Cancer Research Conference At the end of November 2011, I attended the CCRC in Toronto, Canada. It was a good experience. One hot topic in the meeting was about how cancer cells are so plastic and heterogeneous¬† that … Continue reading

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