Saturday, December 10th, 2022

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The phrase 'knocked up' has racist origins referring to impregnating a slave

12/10/2022 5:58 pm | | Tags: english, linguistics, etymology

Very promising new cancer treatment removes girl's incurable cancer

All other treatments for Alyssa's leukaemia had failed.

So doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital used "base editing" to perform a feat of biological engineering to build her a new living drug.

Six months later the cancer is undetectable, but Alyssa is still being monitored in case it comes back.

12/10/2022 7:49 pm | | Tags: medical, science, cancer
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