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Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established… Read More »

Can the circadian clock in cancer cells help defeat a deadly brain cancer?

USC scientists and colleagues have discovered a novel potential target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly cancer that took the life of Sen. John McCain and kills 15,000 Americans a year. By Leigh Hopper cientists at USC and UC San Diego have discovered a potential novel target for treating glioblastoma, the deadly brain cancer that took… Read More »

Why don't antibiotics kill your own cells

Viable cells decrease in equal fractions at constant intervals when treated. However, many of these drugs have been widely used for a long period of time, overused, or used inappropriately. Both antibiotics may be effective against the bacteria why don’t antibiotics kill your own cells the plate. We show that clinically relevant doses of bactericidal… Read More »