Researchers of McMaster University and the University of Toronto have developed a promising immunotherapy treatment for a deadly form of adult brain cancer called glioblastoma. The treatment is a type in which a patient’s T
New UBC research shows for the first time that soil silicates—the most abundant material on the Earth’s crust—play a key role in blood clotting. “Soil is not simply our matrix for growing food and for
COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. Coronaviruses belong to a group of viruses that infect animals, from peacocks to whales. They’re named for the bulb-tipped spikes that project from the virus’s surface and
Mount Sinai researchers have identified a targeted therapy for adolescent patients with neuroblastoma, a deadly pediatric nerve cancer, who would otherwise have no treatment options, according to a study published in October in Cancer Cell.
Composed of a single cell, amoeba seem harmless enough: They look like playful critters waltzing under the spotlight of a microscope until they come upon a group of bacteria. Then, these previously innocuous amoeba suddenly
An additive for drinking water called Life-Line Water has been recalled because the Food and Drug Administration found it had been contaminated by a dangerous type of bacteria. (stock image) An additive for drinking water is
Deadly ‘zombie’ deer disease could spread to humans A deadly ‘zombie’ deer disease could possibly spread to humans, experts are warning. A deadly disease that has affected the deer population in an estimated 24 states and