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Toy transformers and real-life whales inspire biohybrid robot

Added: 17.05.2019 21:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

Researchers create a remote-controlled soft robot that can transform itself to conduct targeted drug delivery against cancer cells.

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Dead whales are washing up on the West coast in numbers not seen in 20 years

Added: 16.05.2019 23:36 | 14 views | 0 comments

Necropsies on dead whales found showed that several died from malnutrition and from ship strikes.


Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought

Added: 16.05.2019 18:17 | 14 views | 0 comments

It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier

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How whales defy the cancer odds: Good genes

Added: 12.05.2019 21:17 | 20 views | 0 comments

Scientists have studied potential cancer suppression mechanisms in cetaceans, the mammalian group that includes whales, dolphins and porpoises. Biologists picked apart the genome of the humpback whale, as well as the genomes of nine other cetaceans, in order to determine how their cancer defenses are so effective.

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