Vincent Tuohy

Jun. 04, 2010

Breast Cancer Update

Researchers made news this week with findings that could point the way to a vaccine for breast cancer. We'll talk about the work, and how it fits into the larger picture of breast cancer research.

breast cancer, genetics, cancer vaccines

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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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