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Northwestern scientists have potentially found a form of therapy to treat a rare type of leukemia and other cancers.

Science and Tech

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#thanksobama
As Obama’s time in office comes to a close, take a look back at his record on science.
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EPA! EPA! EPA!
In 2016, we saw “the hottest year ever recorded,” and in 2017, we may see a total shift in environmental efforts ... or none at all.
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make iphones great again
President-elect Donald Trump wants to move iPhone production to the U.S. What would that mean for Apple and your smartphone future?
Spaceships and deserts and fake news oh my
Successful spaceship landings, fake news filters, and more in this week's science and technology recap.
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ZZZZZZZ
A new astroid, a new material and more, all this week in science news.
Gender equality, y'all
A new form of effective male birth control is deemed to have too many side effects, prompting some criticism from women who face similar contraceptive side effects.
i'm tired
Obama vows to stop Arctic oil drilling, Twitter stood up to Trump and Mark Zuckerberg defended his social media site’s role in the election
Snooze
Big victories in the battle against HIV and Zika, Trump's effect on tech and a climate change tipping point
Six seconds of fame
A remembrance of the quick, but hilarious contents of the dying video-sharing app.
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gimme those pills
Why drugs are overpriced, and what Western intervention on the pharmaceutical market for developing countries means for the future of Big Pharma.
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big, big news
On Oct. 26, a study debunked the myth of Patient Zero, or the man who was said to be the first carrier of HIV in the United States in the 1980s.
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ZZZZZZZ
Everything you missed in science news this week, including climate change and self-repairing ink.
From the heart
Alpha Phi hosted a series of fitness classes and a formal event this week to promote heart health and fundraising for cardiac research.
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Save the bees
Bees are small animals, but they may be a sign of worse times to come.
Double the protection
CAESAR recently began prompting users to register with a form of security known as multi-factor authentication.