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  • Texas cancer agency OK’d faulty $11M grant

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Leaders of Texas’ embattled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort approved an $11 million grant to a biomedical company even though the proposal wasn’t reviewed, according to an …

  • Chief: Texas’ battered $3B cancer effort endures

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An embattled $3 billion cancer-fighting fund in Texas will recover from a controversy that led two Nobel laureates and others to resign over allegations that politics …

  • Eat more chocolate, win more Nobels?

    Take this with a grain of salt, or perhaps some almonds or hazelnuts: A study ties chocolate consumption to the number of Nobel Prize winners a country has and suggests …

  • 2 US scientists win Nobel chemistry prize

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of how the cells in our bodies pick up signals as diverse as hormones, smells, …

  • 7 scientists win prestigious Lasker medical awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — Seven scientists have won prestigious medical awards for development of liver transplantation, discoveries about the inner workings of cells, and leadership in biomedical science. The Albert …



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