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New paper offers insights into how cancer cells avoid cell death

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/104380/cell_closeup_200x.jpg(cancer cell)! A new study by a team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame provides an important new insight into how cancer cells are able to avoid the cell death process. The findings may reveal a novel...

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Disease-carrying mosquitos pack twice the punch

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/104242/anopheles_mosquito_300.jpg(Anopheles mosquito)! An international team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s "Eck Institute for Global Health":http://globalhealth.nd.edu/ and Imperial College London has recently published its work on a malaria-filaria co-transmission model, where the same mosquito transmits both diseases...

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Astronomers discover light echo from supernova

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/103288/supernova200.jpg(The NGC 1015 galaxy that hosted supernova 2009ig)! An image of the NGC 1015 galaxy that hosted supernova 2009ig Astronomers have discovered light echoing off material surrounding a recent supernova explosion, SN 2009ig. The dust and gas that are...

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