Cancer

lost dogs
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
longevity
longevity

These Bats Don't Seem to Die of Old Age—Can They Help Extend the Human Lifespan?

Unlike in humans, the telomeres of long-lived bats do not appear to shrink with age.
Kate Lunau
2.7.18
immortality
immortality

Scientists Found a Way to Stop Aging in Human Cells

They targeted telomeres, caps on chromosomes whose length roughly corresponds to age.
Kate Lunau
7.31.17
doomsday
doomsday

How an Ancient Supernova Turned the Sky on Earth Electric Blue

Here’s what would happen if a supernova struck Earth.
Paul Tadich
5.22.17
Robotic Exploration
Robotic Exploration

Would You Let an Autonomous Colonoscopy Robot Inside Your Butt?

Hmmmmm.
Lisa Cumming
5.8.17
humans of the year
humans of the year

Startup Founder Thuy Truong’s Latest Venture Is Giving People the Will to Fight Cancer

After several of her promising business ventures ended, the 32-year-old received a shocking diagnosis. Now she’s using her experiences to help others.
Farnia Fekri
4.21.17
cancer screening
cancer screening

A Hospital in Canada Is Doing a Facebook Live of a Colonoscopy Today

"People will see the inside of his colon. This is high def TV."
Kate Lunau
3.15.17
Disastrous Plan
Disastrous Plan

As a 29-Year-Old Cancer Patient, I Find Paul Ryan’s Argument Against Health Insurance Appalling

No one should have to decide between being bankrupt or dead.
Derek Mead
3.9.17
Tonic
Tonic

Google's Algorithms Are Already Outperforming Pathologists

But the tech still has a few drawbacks.
Jesse Hicks
3.7.17
radiation
radiation

Nobody Is Sure What Caused a Mysterious Radiation Spike Across Europe

Some speculate a Russian nuclear test in the Arctic, but experts say a pharmaceutical facility could be responsible.
Ben Sullivan
2.20.17
One lab's trash
One lab's trash

TFW the Radioactive Garbage from your Lab Turns Out to Be a Potential Cancer Treatment

Sometimes your particle accelerator does more than you bargained for.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.17.17
life after death
life after death

Cell Death Might Be Reversible, and Scientists Are Trying to Find Out Why

It tells us something important about cancer.
Farnia Fekri
2.12.17