Lab Rat Chat

News Bite - October 2021

October 25, 2021 Lab Rat Chat
Lab Rat Chat
News Bite - October 2021
Show Notes

News Bites are monthly episodes where Danielle and Jeff break down important topics surrounding the field of biomedical research (and some unrelated topics).

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In this News Bite edition, Jeff and Danielle discuss:

  • In recognition of October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we discuss a new method to treat aggressive forms of breast cancer.
  • A new molecule that can act as a 'Trojan horse' for cancer cells - activated by light and destroying the cell, while leaving healthy cells unaffected.
  • The first ever pig to human kidney transplant - a huge milestone!
  • The best tardigrade (aka water bear or moss piglet) fossil to ever be found and where you can go see it for yourself.

 Links to all these stories can be found below

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