Things you should never buy from a thrift store

Thrift stores can be a bargain-hunter’s paradise, especially when budgets are tight. Where else can you stock up on furnishings, household goods, and clothing for just a tiny fraction of the original price? Not to mention, they make a great place to ditch last year’s fashion faux pas. As every smart thrift shopper knows, though, not everything that’s for sale is […]

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Potential new cancer treatment a step closer

QIMR Berghofer researchers have discovered a potential new cancer immunotherapy target that involves switching off a regulatory cell to stop tumors growing and spreading. The study findings have been published today in Cancer Discovery, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Senior researcher and head of QIMR Berghofer’s Cancer Immunoregulation and Immunotherapy Laboratory, Associate Professor Michele Teng, said […]

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Identification of a key protein linked to ageing

Ageing is a dramatic public health issue in the face of the current demographic changes: the proportion of 60 and over in the world’s population will almost double by 2050. In this context, a new discovery has just broadened scientific knowledge. Researchers from the Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Department at the Institut Pasteur shed light on the mechanisms of […]

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A common insulin signaling pathway across cancer and diabetes

An oncology researcher has made an unexpected contribution to the understanding of type 2 diabetes. In results published in Science Advances, Patrick Hu, M.D., associate professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, found a protein that modulates a signaling pathway often targeted by cancer therapies is also required for insulin biogenesis. Hu and colleagues showed a protein controlling the […]

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Kylie Jenner's Daughter Stormi Is a 'Natural' Snowboarder in New Video

Gold medalist in the making! Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s 22-month-old daughter, Stormi, showed off her snowboarding skills on the reality star’s Tuesday, December 3, Instagram Story. “I’ve been waiting for this moment for too long,” the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 22, captioned footage of her toddler strapped into a board at a sporting goods store. “Can’t handle […]

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