New genetic vulnerability found in upwards of a third of all cancers

Cancer mutations often incapacitate critically important genes, forcing tumors to depend heavily on other genes for survival. Such genetic dependencies are attractive targets for new cancer therapies. In a study published in Cell Reports, scientists from the Cancer Dependency Map (DepMap) project at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute […]

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Trump’s chaos made America a sitting duck for cyberattacks

On Sunday night, as news broke of one of the broadest state-sponsored cyberattacks in recent memory, former civilian cybersecurity chief Christopher Krebs was stuck tweeting. A state-sponsored attacker linked to Russia had compromised senior-level cabinet agencies, implicating huge portions of the government and private sector. Fired in November from his role leading the Cyber and […]

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Nate Diaz takes aim Jake Paul: ‘You’re gonna end up with your ass whooped for real,’ Paul fires back

Jake Paul has drawn the ire of one of MMA’s most volatile personalities. For better or for worse, Paul’s knockout win over longtime NBA veteran Nate Robinson from the recent Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. boxing event had everyone in the combat sports world talking. Paul, a popular YouTube personality, followed up that viral […]

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