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UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher receives $350,000 to develop novel drugs for breast cancer

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UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer. The grant is a Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award from the congressionally directed medical research programs of the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award funds search for new treatments

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( University of California – Santa Cruz ) UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer.

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Science As Art: Soundscapes, Light Boxes and Microscopes (Op-Ed)

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These questions lie at the heart of the work of visual artist Patricia Olynyk. I had some interest in science, but I didn't really have access to labs or to teaching art and science until I got a full-time position at the University of Michigan in 1999.

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New point of attack on HIV for vaccine development

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A new vulnerable site on the HIV virus has been found, which may lead researchers closer to developing a vaccine for the illness. “HIV has very few known sites of vulnerability, but in this work we've described a new one, and we expect it will be useful in developing a vaccine,” said one researcher.

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New molecules working against Alzheimer's discovered

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Eight new active molecules working against Alzheimer's have been discovered by researchers. One of the most relevant aspects of the work is that the new molecules have been designed following a mechanism which not only implies the inhibition of the deposit of the beta-amyloid protein, which causes the disease to originate and the creation of small fragments of protein, called oligomers, which …

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People's Choice Award from Québec Science – Xavier Roucou's Research Team Awarded the Title of Discovery of the Year …

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SHERBROOKE, QC, March 31, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Xavier Roucou, PhD, and his research team have made an extraordinary discovery that is pushing back the limits of life and rocking the fields of medicine and biology: the existence of what has been termed alternative proteins.

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Work begins on £2m science block at Kingston Maurward

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WORK has started on a new £2.3 million science block at Kingsdton Maurward College.

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1 Out Of 4 Americans Do Not Know The Earth Orbits The Sun, But What Do Those Figures Really Mean?

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According to a new survey that focuses on public awareness and perceptions of science, research and scientists, only 74 percent of Americans that participated knew the Earth orbits the sun. The survey also revealed a strong appreciation for the work of scientists while Americans continue to struggle to answer basic science questions.

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Johns Hopkins cardiologist receives first Harrington prize for innovation in medicine

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Johns Hopkins pediatric cardiologist and geneticist Hal Dietz, M.D., has been awarded the first Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine for his work identifying the cause and a treatment for Marfan syndrome.

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Adrian Paci: Lives in Transit and Collages: Gesture and Fragments – February 6 to April 27, 2014 at the MAC

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MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – The Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) is starting the year off with a bang, with the exhibition Adrian Paci: Lives in Transit-a Québec and Canadian first.

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Adrian Paci: Lives in Transit and Collages: Gesture and Fragments – February 6 to April 27, 2014 at the MAC