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How evolutionary pressure could be harnessed in cancer treatments

Wired | 
Cancer cells develop resistance to the powerful chemicals deployed to destroy them. Even if cancer therapies kill most of the ...
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Pooched-out pooches: Obesity-prone dog breeds help us understand and treat overweight humans

New York Times | 
[A] research associate let each dog sniff a hot dog before demonstratively placing it inside a small plastic hamster cage ...
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Allergic to peanuts? Genetic engineering may provide a rescue

New York Times | 
Allergic reactions to peanuts cause around 500 hospitalizations and even some deaths in the United States each year. ... Accidentally ...