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July 16, 2010

 

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What You Need To Know About Third-Hand Smoke

You've heard of first-hand and second-hand smoke but what do you know about third-hand smoke? Find out on A Moment of Science.

April 26, 2010

 

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Which Is Worse: Cigarettes, Pipe, Or Cigars?

Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.

April 2, 2010

 

This structure represents a dehydrogenase enzyme from the bacteria Colwellia psychrerythraea. The enzyme is capable of generating harmful reactive oxygen species and has been implicated in neurodegeneration, ischemia-reperfusion, cancer and several other disorders.

Your Genetic Cookbook: How Cells And Viruses Work

Have you ever gotten a virus and wondered how your body was fighting it off?

December 16, 2009

 

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Dinosaur Cancer

Find out which specific type of dinosaur suffered from cancer.

November 25, 2009

 

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Exposed While Scanned

Why would people choose to have tests done that expose them to radiation?

October 9, 2009

 

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Evolving Toward Cancer

Have humans evolved to be at risk for diseases like cancer?

October 1, 2009

 

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Stem Cells That Help Leukemia Patients

Can you name three types of stem cells in your body? Learn about the different kinds of stem cells in the body and how they can help treat leukemia.

February 26, 2009

 

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Why Chemo Works for Some People More Than Others

Chemotherapy works well for some people or cancers, but not as well for others.

June 5, 2008

 

An ad for cancer treatment in the East End of London

Debunking Common Cancer Myths

The American Cancer Society found that many Americans believe many common myths about cancer including cell phones and previous injuries causing cancer.

June 2, 2008

 

A woman laying in a pool having "mermaid hair."

Mermaid’s Hair and Cancer

Does having Mermaid hair, which means laying down in a pool and letting your hair float, have benefits for cancer patients? Listen to learn more.

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