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August 30, 2010

 

T_cell

Surprise! Nano Trojan Horse May Help Fight Cancer

Scientists at MIT look to nanoparticles to drastically improve immune-cell therapy.

June 30, 2010

 

cocoa

Does What We Touch Affect the Way We Think?

Something as simple as an object's texture can affect how you think and feel about the world around you.

January 5, 2010

 

A strand of DNA.

The 3D Genome… Unraveling DNA

If you could unravel DNA from a single cell, it would be about six feet long! So how exactly does it fit inside the nucleus? Find out on this Moment of Science.

February 26, 2009

 

Chemotherapy patient

Why Chemo Works for Some People More Than Others

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

October 31, 2008

 

Car crash in city streets

Smart Wheels

If a car is about to hit something, it's not capable of slowing down or stopping all by itself. That might change soon, though.

July 31, 2007

 

Soldiers in medic training

Super Bandage

During an average operation, nearly 50% of the surgeon's time is spent controlling bleeding with a variety of clamps and other instruments.

June 29, 2007

 

Cancer Treatment Bed

Creating Clots

How do these new Cancer therapies work, and how effective are they?

December 19, 2006

 

MIT's $100 laptop

Laptops for the Masses

Is the day approaching where everyone in the world can own a computer?

October 31, 2006

 

a magician holding his hat filled with smoke and flames

Little Determinists

Many people think of children as creative and magical thinkers, but actually they're a little more down-to-business than you'd think.

September 27, 2003

 

New Moon

Does earth have a second moon? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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