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Synthesizing A Natural Compound That Hunts Down Cancer Stem Cells

Scientists in China have synthesized a natural cyclic compound that targets pancreatic cancer stem cells.

Crystal Structure Of Ebola Protein Reveals RNA Binding Clamp

Researchers have successfully crystallized Ebola's nucleocapsid protein, detailing its structure to 1.8 Å resolution.

‘Superbugs’ Found Breeding In Sewage Plants

Tests at two wastewater treatment plants in northern China revealed antibiotic-resistant bacteria were not only escaping purification but also breeding and spreading their dangerous cargo.

Chia-Chiao Lin, MIT Institute Professor Emeritus, Has Died At 96

Chia-Chiao Lin, an Institute Professor Emeritus at MIT who played a pivotal role in the development of applied mathematics both in the United States and in China, died Sunday in Beijing.

Artificial Muscle May Lead To ‘Smart’ Clothing

Scientists have developed a new artificial muscle that may someday be used in 'smart' textiles.

Mystery Of The Vanishing Neutrinos Solved

The Daya Bay Reactor Neutrino Experiment today reported the first results of its search for the last, most elusive piece of a long-standing puzzle: how is it that neutrinos can appear to vanish as they travel?