Timothy J. Ley

Nov. 07, 2008

Cancer Genome Sequenced

Researchers studying the genetics of cancer have sequenced the complete cancer genome of a person with acute myeloid leukemia. We'll talk with one of the scientists on the project about the work and what researchers hope to learn from the experiments.

genes, genetics, cancer

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Comet's Tail Shines Light on Sun

\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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