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Shattering cancer with resonant frequencies: Anthony Holland at TEDxSkidmoreCollege

Translator: Delia Bogdan Reviewer: Ilze Garda Usually, I would be standing on this stage over here, conducting the college orchestra, because I’m a music professor. But tonight I’m going to talk about my moonlight activities in the field of science. (Laughter) And how they led to a cancer research lab and an important breakthrough. Over […]

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Inspired Research : Head & Neck, Thyroid Cancer Genomics

My name is doctor David Goldenberg, I’m a surgeon, scientist and I study head and neck and thyroid cancer genomics. I believe that the work we’re doing is important because the future of cancer care is in understanding the underlying mechanisms that make cancer unique in each individual patient. Our research team is currently looking […]

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How Nature Has Already Beat Cancer | Carlo Maley | TEDxASU

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Thank you. It’s a real pleasure to be here. I’m here to tell you today that nature has beat cancer 12 times. Now, I’m at the Biodesign Institute. I know, gob-stopping, right? (Laughter) I’m at the Biodesign Institute, and the whole idea behind the Biodesign Institute is […]

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Impacting the Cancer Patient Population, with Genomic Health’s Kim Popovits

There are a number of things that we are really excited about getting into as we move forward. Prostate cancer is the big focus right now as we extend our pipeline, but as you know, there are many cancers that we haven’t touched yet, including melanoma and ovarian and bladder cancer. Those are all cancers […]

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Cancer cell biology: mutated KRAS & reciprocal signalling

Tumours contain lots of different cells. Apart from the cancer cells, a tumour can also include immune cells and stromal fibroblasts. In pancreatic cancer a protein called KRAS is often mutated. Healthy KRAS occasionally sends a message that tells the cell to divide. When KRAS is mutated, it becomes hyperactive and can’t switch off any […]

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The Man Who Tried to Give Himself An Ulcer… For Science

Here at SciShow, we don’t like to indulge the idea of the ‘mad scientist.’ But sometimes scientists do live up to the stereotype, and resort to doing things most of us would never do. Like experimenting on themselves to prove a point. In 1984, an Australian doctor named Barry Marshall infected himself with a bunch […]

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Congratulations, Dr. James P. Allison, on the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

It’s a real honor to receive this award. One of the more gratifying things has been to receive the recognition of my fellow scientists for what we’ve achieved. There’s a lot of buzz about getting the big prize and it’s kind of hard to think about it really. I’ve got people like Sharon and other […]

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