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Protein compels ovarian cancer cells to cannibalize themselves

HOUSTON A protein known to inhibit the growth of ovarian cancer works in part by forcing cancer cells to eat themselves until they die, researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the Nov. 15 issue of Cancer Research . The research team also found that expres...

Male Fish Cannibalize Its Own Offspring Than Female

A study of fish by researchers from the February issue of the American Naturalist is the first to demonstrate that male fish are more likely// to eat their offspring when they have been cuckolded during the act of spawning. "The most drastic decision a father can make is to cannibalize his own ...

Service Employee Union's Latest Attack on RNs Parrots McCain's Attack on Obama's Health Plan

...aigning to raid the New York State Nurses Association, other RN unions, the Puerto Rico Federation of Teachers, and other unions. "SEIU's goal is to cannibalize all professional nurses' unions," said DeMoro, "while it is undermining the power of RNs to be patient advocates and colluding with employers against ...

Male Mantids- not Voluntary Victims of Sexual Cannabilism

... the risk of cannibalism and become more cautious in the presence of particularly hungry females. "We know that hungry females are more likely to cannibalize and a head-on orientation makes it easier for her to attack the male with her predatory front legs," says Brown. Lelito and Brown thus varied fe...
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OHSU researchers demonstrate how white blood cells cannibalize virus-infected cells

Researchers at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) at Oregon Health & Science University have demonstrated how certain white blood cells literally eat virus-infected cells while fighting disease at the microscopic level. The research not only helps provide a clearer understanding of t...

Nuclear cannibals

..., Economy and Ecology such a large growth rate will require a major improvement in nuclear power efficiency otherwise each new power plant will simply cannibalize the energy produced by earlier nuclear power plants. Physicist Joshua Pearce of Clarion University of Pennsylvania has attempted to balance the nuc...
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FRC: NIH Stem Cell Guidelines Reflect Poor Science, Ignore Real Hope for Patients

...hat will force taxpayers to foot the bill for research that involves human embryo destruction. "The NIH guidelines will create an incentive to cannibalize the so-called 'leftover embryos,' though they will not fund research on stem cells derived from cloning, parthenogenesis and human-animal hybrids. How...
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