Topic: Cancer

DNA Barcodes That Reliably Work

June 20, 2018
DNA

A new method for correcting errors that creep into DNA barcodes, labels used in a wide range of biological experiments, yields far more accurate results and paves the way for more ambitious medical research in the future.

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Cancer Detecting Pen Takes South by Southwest Award

March 14, 2018
Jialing Zhang demonstrates using the MasSpec Pen on a human tissue sample.

UT professor and team were honored with an award at SXSW for cancer detecting pen. 

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UT Scientists Awarded $3 Million for Cancer Research

Feb. 23, 2018
Cancer cells

$3M from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas will support cancer research in the departments of Molecular Biosciences and Chemistry.

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All Texas Cities Should Raise the Smoking Age to 21

Feb. 7, 2018
Smoking

It’s time for other Texas cities to follow San Antonio’s lead and score more wins for health. 

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Improving Cancer Detection with Liquid Biopsies

Nov. 16, 2017
Liquid biopsy

Scientists are developing a set of medical tests called liquid biopsies that can rapidly detect the presence of cancers, infectious diseases and other conditions from only a small blood sample.

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