The Science of Depression

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ASAP Science takes a look at an often misunderstood condition in a clip that’s well-timed given the recent public debate sparked by the death of Robin Williams by suicide: What exactly is going on inside of a depressed person? We look at the scientific basis for depression, and shed light on the fact that it […]

Cancer Researchers Strike Gold

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British scientists believe that nanoparticles that include gold could help fight cancerous tumors. The work by a team including Mark Welland of Cambridge University targeted gliobastoma multiforme, the most common and aggressive form of brain tumor. One of the biggest challenges is that it creates a pattern of cancerous and healthy tissues mixed up to […]