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Using viruses to fight cancer

It sounds like a promising way to fight cancer: viruses that kill tumor cells. But can the crazy idea really work? DW met some German scientists who think so. Viruses can infect and proliferate inside cancer cells in a process known by scientists as oncolysis: “By means of this proliferation, the cancer cells are effectively killed,” explains Ulrich Lauer of the Tübingen University medical clinic. This process was first observed well over 100 years ago: […]

Scientists develop microscopy system for diagnosing malaria faster

Diagnosing malaria with a microscope isn’t easy. Not only does it take time, but a lot of practice is needed. A team of German researchers has now made a machine that could help. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits has been developing a prototype of an automated microscopy system to diagnose malaria. A white box containing a microscope is linked to a computer, and all a medical assistant has to do is introduce a cartridge […]

New York City buildings explosion kills 2, at least 22 more missing

(Reuters) – Two New York buildings collapsed on Wednesday in an explosion believed to be caused by a gas leak, killing two people, injuring at least 22, and setting off a search for more feared trapped in the debris, officials said. A blast that scattered debris onto nearby rooftops brought down neighboring five-story buildings with a total of 15 apartments at about 9:30 a.m. (1330 GMT) on the largely residential block at East 116th Street […]

World Wide Web on its 25th Anniversary

Happy 25th Birthday World Wide Web! Today, people from across the globe are joining Tim Berners Lee in – the man who changed the way how world communicate, wishing the World Wide Web a happy 25th birthday. World Wide Web made our life a lot more easier in so many ways, admit it, am sure you do. Since the beginning of W3, information was never been a hassle to us searchers. Whenever we are looking […]

Infographics: How To Ace Your Final Exams

Ace Your Final Exams With Flying Colors By: Natalie Kate Ann Juntado Finals are knocking and you saw it coming already. Don’t sweat, just be cool. Final exams should be taken seriously, but not in a painful process. Always look on the brighter side and remember finals need an extra preparation. Start planning ahead and maximize your time reviewing your old notes and attempt to manage your time to study from the most important/hard subject […]

Delfin Lee faces Court of Appeals

) Businessman Delfin Lee will face the Court of Appeals today for a writ of habeas corpus hearing. The Special Division of the Courts of Appeals also summoned representatives of National Bureau of Investigation and Philippine National Police to show cause why Lee should not be freed. Delfin Lee is facing charges of syndicated estafa.

Malaysia military source says missing jet veered to west

(Reuters) – Malaysia’s military believes a jetliner missing for almost four days turned and flew hundreds of kilometers to the west after it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country’s east coast, a senior officer told Reuters on Tuesday. In one of the most baffling mysteries in recent aviation history, a massive search operation for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER has so far found no trace of the aircraft or the […]