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A Universal Cancer Treatment?
A medicine that disrupts the DNA replication of cancer cells may be within reach.
Targeting Cancer’s Achilles Heel
Biden’s Cancer Moonshot aims to cut annual deaths in half. Scientists have the goal in their sights.
Cancer’s Got a Lot of Nerve
Tumors recruit the nervous system to help them spread. Scientists are looking for ways to stop it.
After 100 Years of Research, Autism Remains a Puzzle
One geneticist is determined to piece together the causes.
Unlocking Mom’s Brain
Maternal care offers a window on our social instincts.
The Race to Protect Sweet Corn
Breeding a variety that can withstand disease and taste better, too.
Can Cancer Be Treated by Changing Its Cells?
Tumors grow when cells lose their biological identity. A promising therapeutic might restore their sense of self.
AI Is Helping Scientists Explain the Brain
But what if it’s telling them a false story?