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Oldest living cancer genome has been sequenced

Canine transmissible venereal tumor (CTVT) is a sexually transmitted cancer that affects dogs. Its genome has recently been sequenced, revealing that it originated in one dog and has continued to live on for an astonishing 11,000 years; the longest known living cell lineage. The study was led by Elizabeth Murchison of the Wellcome Trust Sanger […]

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Medical Marijuana – What’s It Good For?

Interest in medical marijuana is growing steadily, fanned by a large political movement that aims to increase its availability and legality. But what’s it actually good for? Inaccurate, uncited memes claiming its efficacy in treating everything from cancer to epilepsy travel on social media like wildfire, but what does the science actually say?  Marijuana, or […]

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