Teaching Cancer In the Classroom
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Ricochet Science Articles
The Isotopes of the Fukushima Disaster
On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck the coast of Japan, causing the shutdown of 11 of Japan’sRead more.
Starving Cancer Cells to Death
Cancer is basically the inability of the body to control the division of its own cells. This is caused byRead more.
Genes in Space: Curing Cancer With Your iPhone
In early February, a new mobile game released with the possibility to revolutionize the fight against cancer. Called “Play toRead more.
What is the link between BRCA1 and cancer?
The announcement that Angelia Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of developing breast cancer has manyRead more.
BioInteractive Resources at HHMI.Org
ScienceDaily – Current Event Articles on Cancer
TedEd: The Cancer Gene We All Have
last updated: October 6, 2018
Content contributors: Margaret Johnson