Topic: College of Natural Sciences

Scientists Find Leukemia’s Surroundings Key to its Growth

Feb. 10, 2016
T-ALL cells interact with cancer-promoting cells nearby

Researchers have discovered that a type of cancer found primarily in children can grow only when signaled to do so by other nearby cells that are noncancerous. 

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Colds Drive Asthma Hospitalizations for Kids

Feb. 8, 2016
Child in Guatemala using asthma inhaler

A new study shows that the primary driver of seasonal waves of worsening asthma symptoms in children, which can lead to hospitalizations, is the prevalence of common colds.

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Rethinking the Food Chain

Feb. 3, 2016
Join us at the second annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day on Feb. 6

Interested in food innovation? Join us at the second annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day on Feb. 6 to see a wide range of food startups that are transforming the way we feed cities.

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Food+City to Award $50K at Startup Competition-Showcase Day

Feb. 3, 2016
2015 competition finalists

The Second Annual Food+City Challenge Prize Showcase Day will be presented by Food+City.

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Sociable Chimps Harbor Richer Gut Microbiomes

Jan. 15, 2016
Chimpanzees interact in Gombe National Park, Tanzania

Spending time in close contact with others often means risking catching germs and getting sick. But being sociable may also help transmit beneficial microbes, finds a new study.

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