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Drug used for cocaine addiction may pave way for new treatment of advanced colon cancer

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Deciphering Quantum Enigmas: The role of nonlocal boxes in defining the boundaries of physical feasibility

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New premises pen new chapter for University of Ottawa Presses

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Women’s blood lipids metabolism better in countering effects of sleep apnea

Sleep apnea, which involves recurring, temporary interruptions of breathing during sleep, can disturb regulation of blood lipid levels, a key factor i…
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A cholesterol precursor mediates sensitivity to cell death by ferroptosis

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