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Using Anthrax In The Fight Against Cancer

In the never ending search for cancer therapies, novel technologies are being explored, including the incorporation of the body’s own immune system. One particular area of interest has been the use of antibodies to target specific cancer-associated molecules and block their involvement in oncogenic …

Scientists discover pain receptor on T-cells

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that T-cells – a type of white blood cell that learns to …

Height differences 'could be caused by DNA changes'

<b>Subtle changes in our genetic make-up could help to explain why some people are taller than others, the largest ever study of height has suggested.</b><p>About 400 genome regions have been identified that may be responsible for the extra inches, according to research involving more than 250,000 …

Dolphins: Adorable, Playful, Not As Smart As You Might Think

Everyone loves dolphins. They're adorable, playful and super-intelligent, often called the geniuses of the ocean.<p>But recently some researchers have begun to question that last notion. When it comes to brainpower, dolphins might not be as special as you might think.<p>In a recent piece for <i>New …

Notre Dame won't disclose rulings for 5 suspended players

With the honor code hearings for the five suspended players in Notre Dame's academic fraud investigation complete, the school said Sunday it will not disclose any punishments given to those involved but will report its findings and any potential self-imposed sanctions to the NCAA.<p>Vice president of …

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Shouldn't someone lose a job after this choke?

<b>Stupid or bad. No matter where you looked,</b> the Bears played stupid or bad in Carolina on Sunday.<p>Sometimes stupid <i>and</i> bad.<p>The Bears could’ve walked through the beaten-up and badly beaten Panthers team Sunday. But no. They chose stupid and bad.<p>Jay Cutler threw two interceptions, both awful. One went …

Colts grind out win over Ravens

Colts grind out win over Ravens<p>INDIANAPOLIS — The brawl began Sunday on the first offensive play for the Baltimore Ravens.<p>Receiver Steve Smith caught a pass from quarterback Joe Flacco and was drilled on a hit by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler. The ball squirted out of Smith’s hands to …

Report: Jimbo Fisher said EJ Manuel didn't have tools to be NFL starter

The Bills benched quarterback EJ Manuel this week, but FSU coach Jimbo Fisher reportedly told NFL teams that he didn't think Manuel should be more …

SEC fines Ole Miss $50,000, Kentucky $25,000 after fans rush field

Oct 07,2014<p>Ole Miss and Kentucky probably knew it was coming when each school’s fans rushed their respective fields after major Southeastern Conference victories on Saturday: Ole Miss stunned No. 1 Alabama 23-17, and Kentucky came from behind to defeat South Carolina 45-38.<p>The SEC on Sunday …