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  • Patch Makes Certain Skin Cancers Disappear
    By on June 20, 2012 | Comments Off  Comments


    kkleiner writes “What if treating skin cancer was just a matter of wearing a patch for a few hours? At this year’s Society of Nuclear Medicine’s Annual Meeting one group of researchers presented such a patch. The patch is infused with phosphorus-32, a radioactive isotope used to treat some types of cancer. In a study of 10 patients with basal cell carcinoma located on their faces, the patch was applied for three hours, then for another (more…)



  • Dying Breed: Nomads of Borneo Disappear as Forests Are Cut
    By on August 30, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Wielding spears and dressed in loincloths, one small band who emerged from the Borneo jungles to tell their tale said that encroachment by timber and plantation firms has made their already hard life impossible.

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