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  • Remembered with a smile

    Remembered with a smile
    Heather Beaton-Ireland in a Facebook post last June. She was known as Queen of the Red Hat Ladies in her latter-day home in Napier, N.Z. She may have lost her battle with cancer, but she won her fondest wish - to be remembered with a smile.
  • Dan Hicks, Bay Area music icon, dies at age 74

    Dan Hicks, Bay Area music icon, dies at age 74
    Marin singer-songwriter Dan Hicks, who blended a host of Americana music styles and injected a wry wit into hits like "Canned Music" and "I Scare Myself" over a more than 40-year career, died early Saturday at his home in Mill Valley after a long bout with cancer, a family spokesman announced. He was 74. Hicks was best known as the quirky leader of Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, a jazzy acoustic band that featured a gypsy-jazz violinist and a bevy of female background singers.
  • Media and political figures comdole the untimely death of noted cartoonist Sudhir Tailang

    Media and political figures comdole the untimely death of noted cartoonist Sudhir Tailang
    Noted political cartoonist Sudhir Tailang, 55, passed away on February 6 at his residence in Delhi and was cremation took place February 7 at 2 pm at Lodhi Crematorium. Of late he was suffering from brain cancer.
  • Does 'unique' Cam Newton realize who Peyton's dad is?

    Does 'unique' Cam Newton realize who Peyton's dad is?
    All the yip-yap in response to Cam Newton's claim that he is the first of his kind - an "athletic" quarterback - ignores many of his predecessors, including, of all folks, Peyton Manning's dad, Archie, who was plenty athletic - often out of necessity - as a Saints QB. The old man may not have performed Superman mimes, but he did have 18 "rushing" touchdowns.
  • Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.

    Latest Genetic Links with Medicine.
    How would you like a self-regenerating heart? The future in some areas of medicine is encouraging, going by the effect that the study of human and other genomes has had since the year 2000. becoming extinct completely people can at last be free to appreciate this knowledge for its own sake.
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  • Tilted Acoustic Tweezers Separate Cells Gently

    Tilted Acoustic Tweezers Separate Cells Gently
    Precise, gentle and efficient cell separation from a device the size of a cell phone may be possible thanks to tilt-angle standing surface acoustic waves, according to a team of engineers.
  • New Biomarker Highly Promising For Predicting Breast Cancer Outcomes

    New Biomarker Highly Promising For Predicting Breast Cancer Outcomes
    A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology.
  • Finding Keys To Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance

    Finding Keys To Glioblastoma Therapeutic Resistance
    Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found one of the keys to why certain glioblastomas - the primary form of a deadly brain cancer - are resistant to drug therapy. The answer lies not in the DNA sequence of the tumor, but in its epigenetic signature. These findings have been published online as a priority report in the journal Oncotarget.
  • Mimicking Natural Evolution With 'promiscuous Reactions' To Improve The Diversity Of Drugs

    Mimicking Natural Evolution With 'promiscuous Reactions' To Improve The Diversity Of Drugs
    A revolutionary new scientific method developed at the University of Leeds will improve the diversity of 'biologically active molecules', such as antibiotics and anti-cancer agents.
  • Study Suggests Repurposing Anti-Depressant Medication To Target Medulloblastoma

    Study Suggests Repurposing Anti-Depressant Medication To Target Medulloblastoma
    CINCINNATI - An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication to target the new pathway may help combat one of the most common brain cancers in children.