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Hadron Therapy Ready for Takeoff
Hadron therapy is especially indicated for tumors resistant to chemotherapy and radiotherapy, or inoperable due to their localization in vital organs. A new research center and treatment facility,...
Light to Fight Cancer
By targeting cancer cells with a laser, photodynamic therapy—which is used in both dermatology and oncology—can provide new opportunities to treat certain tumors such as those that affect the...
Why Do we Age?
We all know that our bodies deteriorate as we get older. By trying to understand why, scientists are hoping that they may eventually be able to slow down, or even stop, this process.
Astatine, an Ally against Cancer
Astatine is one of the rarest chemical elements on Earth, and one of the most unstable. Nevertheless, it is of considerable interest to medical research as it could help destroy cancerous tumors that...
Why Are Some Organs more Susceptible to Cancer?
Cancer does not affect all our organs in the same way. To understand this phenomenon, a new approach consists in considering each part of the body as an ecosystem. Frederic Thomas, co-author of a...
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 70
Who Built the Eiffel Tower?
Testing the Limits of Human Obedience
Seabirds Starve while Fisheries Fill Up
From Phantom Limb to Bionic Arm
Are Bees Also Victims of their Intelligence?