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An Engineered Protein Can Kill Cancer Cells in the Bloodstream

Most cancer research focuses on the mechanisms of tumor development, despite the fact that tumor metastasis—the spread of tumor cells—is responsible …

Cancer

Why Biotech's Biggest Breakthrough Is Now In Dispute

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: A new gene-editing technology allows scientists to precisely locate and cut out bits of DNA from live …

Revolutionary Neuroscience Technique Slated for Human Clinical Trials

A technique called optogenetics has transformed neuroscience during the past 10 years by allowing researchers to turn specific neurons on and off in …

Neurophilosophy

The 11 Best Shoe Sites For Women With Small Feet

Yes, you can find stylish shoes.<p>If you're a woman with small feet, you understand the struggle. Often times shoe stores don't carry your size and you're forced to shop in the kids section. But that's not fair. Why should you sacrifice style just because you have petites pieds?<p>You shouldn't. And …

Biotechnology

Cancer Immunotherapy Is All Over The Science News -- And Now It Has Its Own Stock Index

One of the hottest ideas in science is that you can stimulate the immune system to fight cancer. There has been such a surge in pharmaceutical R&D in this field that someone has come up with a single place for investors interested in cancer immunotherapy stocks.<p>Brad Loncar, an independent investor …

Biotechnology

New Molecule Binds to Cancer's DNA, Prevents Replication

Researches at Bielefeld University in Germany have come upon a new method of disrupting the spread of cancer using molecules that bind to DNA. The …

Customized DNA Minicircles Compel Cancer Cells to Excrete Biomarker

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine are using tiny rings of DNA to induce cancer to reveal itself. Normally, clinicians search …

Immune System

Sneaky 'nanobeacon' delivers smackdown to cancer cells' defenses

By silencing a mechanism that allows cancer cells to reject anti-cancer drugs, a new breakthrough out of MIT and Harvard could dramatically increase the efficacy of treatment.<p>In the war against cancer, scientists often have to act like battlefield commanders, devising creative attack strategies to …

Think to summer and plant bare-root peonies and roses

This time of year is ideal for planning and planting one of my favourite summer combinations, peonies and roses. We are in the middle of bare-root planting season and I still favour bare-root roses because they romp into growth. Bare-root plants (of peonies too) are available now until the …

Chelsea Flower Show

The 9 Best Furniture Pieces for EVERY Type of Home

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Furniture

Regin Spyware Collects Government and Industry Secrets, Then Covers Its Tracks

Malware so complex, it can only have been made by an intelligence agency.<p>In movies it sometimes seems like computer viruses are capable of doing anything. More often than not that's a matter of dramatic license, but a recently discovered piece of complex malware suggests that truth may actually be …

How You Could Use Your Own Thoughts to Control Your Gene Expression

By marrying optogenetics with brain-computer interfaces, scientists invent a way to use a person's thoughts to control an implant that regulates gene expression.<p><i>Wirelessly powered implant on the field generator with an illuminated LED. A Swiss coin for scale. Credit: Marc Folcher - ETH …

Neurophilosophy

Chemists Find A New Chemical Bond

Forming it requires replacing atoms' electrons with more exotic sub-atomic particles.<p>Fresh evidence suggests there exists a type of chemical bond that nobody has ever seen before, <i>Chemistry World</i> reports.<p>Not that they haven't looked. In the early 1980s, chemists searched for--but couldn't …

Upgraded circuits built to run bio-computers - Futurity

Scientists have taken a key step toward realizing the goal of building programmable bio-computers that could detect and kill cancer cells.

2014 Wedding Cake Trends #5 Vintage Wedding Cakes

All things vintage are enjoying quite the renaissance at the minute.<p>From cascading bouquets to lace wedding dresses, and from flapper hair styles to …

Steal Jessica Simpson’s Pretty Half-Up Wedding Hairstyle!

Jessica Simpson — and her hairstyle — looked gorgeous in her official wedding portrait, so we had to learn how to recreate her romantic and delicate …

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Our original fingerprint guest book tree - a beautiful alternative to a traditional guest book, try a thumbprint or fingerprint heart shaped tree. So cute to hang on your wall after the wedding! Guests leave a fingerprint to act as a leaf on your tree. Perfect for a wedding, baby shower or other …

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Weddings

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Weddings

DIY Wedding Ideas with Adorn Fonts

Laura Worthington Type is synonymous to hand-drawn fonts and whimsical type. Her newest font collection called Adorn is a series of fonts that range …

Simple and Elegant Bouquet Inspiration + WIUP

From Marjorie Prvl Photography... <i>In my search to expand my portfolio, I came across the talented ladies over at Flower Girl NYC and reached out to</i> …

sweep me up (Honey almond cake with raspberries, orange and...)

Ruffle some feathers and tousle some tiers. Our resident cake columnist, Jaclyn of Ivory & Rose Cake Company, is back, and today she's treating us to texture... http://goo.gl/2PuAJP

7 Creative Signature Wedding Cocktail Names (Plus Recipes!)

One of the most fun parts of wedding planning is getting creative with the details. Even something as simple as renaming your favorite cocktail will …

Lemon Juice