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  • Julian Lennon, left, was by his mother Cynthia's bedside when she died

    Julian Lennon, left, was by his mother Cynthia's bedside when she died
    A message on Julian's website said the 75-year-old died " following a short but brave battle with cancer". Born Cynthia Powell, in Blackpool, she met Lennon at art school in Liverpool in 1957 and the couple married just before Beatlemania transformed her husband from a jobbing musician into one of the most famous men in the world.
  • Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & Yoko Ono Remember Cynthia...

    Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr & Yoko Ono Remember Cynthia...
    Cynthia and John were married from 1962 to 1968, at the very start of the Beatles' rise to mega-stardom. The living members of the band -- Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr -- both paid tribute to Cynthia on Wednesday and shared their condolences for Julian.
  • John Lennon's first wife has died

    John Lennon's first wife has died
    Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, has died of cancer at her home in Spain. She was 75. The news was announced Wednesday on the website and Twitter account of her son, Julian Lennon, and was confirmed by his representative.
  • Is the irradiated food scandal hoopla or a witch-hunt?

    Is the irradiated food scandal hoopla or a witch-hunt?
    William Randolph Hearst, the celebrated journalist who gave rise to yellow journalism, defined news as "something that the people like to talk about." Fine.
  • Giuliana Rancic tells of surrogate's miscarriage, her own weight loss

    Giuliana Rancic tells of surrogate's miscarriage, her own weight loss
    Giuliana Rancic has revealed another setback in her quest with husband Bill Rancic to have another child: Their surrogate miscarried their third and final embryo on New Year's Eve. "We thought, 'This is definitely going to work.
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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.