Author: Bethany Small

One Blood Test for all Cancers?

Current methods of diagnosing cancer can be lengthy, costly and invasive. Traditional procedures such as colonoscopies and biopsies can be particularly unfavourable, especially when used only to rule out cancer for patients presenting certain...

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Boron Buckyballs Roll into View

In 1985 a team of researchers reported in Nature that they were ‘disturbed at the number of letters and syllables’ in the ‘rather fanciful’ name that they had chosen to describe their newly discovered...

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Red Blood Cells as Drug Shuttles

The discovery and development of a new drug is an enormously costly task. Analysis last year estimated that large pharmaceutical companies can expect to spend $5 billion to take a molecule through from discovery...

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