Science is just full of surprises! Just when it seems like everything in our environment (yes, even french fries) causes cancer, it is refreshing to hear that something does NOT … Continue reading Car Exhaust is Good for You?
Read about how God came through in the lab when faced with a difficult challenge.
These two girls (okay, young ladies) are going to take on an old problem from a new perspective.
In February of 2020, I wrote a post on “Coronavirus and the Three C’s,” and since then, there’s been plenty of disheartening news out there. I didn’t want to add … Continue reading A Different Three C’s
By popular demand, just one more post on “C”
Sorry, this blog has nothing to do with cancer and immunology. But COVID-19 has touched all of us, and I just had to say something.
Is there such a thing as science without faith? Read about what DNA tells us.
No more disease? No way ! ! !
Dogs can detect disease conditions just by sniffing us.
It’s not enough to be a scientist. Nor is it enough to be an educator, or a cashier, or delivery driver, or a restaurant cook, or a supreme court judge. … Continue reading More than a scientist . . .
The life of a scientific researcher.
The surgeon scientist is on the endangered species list.
The search for the holy grail continues.
The art of inventing did not end with Thomas Edison.
In case you didn’t know, there’s a new section, showcasing interesting facets of our little heroes in cancer research.
You’ve got to use the right tool for the right problem. Right?
This is the best demonstration I’ve ever seen, of a relationship between stress and predisposition to cancer.
What do clinical trials have to do with making wine?
Yes! Even in scientific research.
You’ve heard it before, “Stay calm, and carry on.” This post is about resisting fear.
Are you familiar with the saying, “From the frying pan into the fire?” What looked like that turned out to be quite the opposite.
What could viruses and cancer have in common?
Do NOT try this at home! This post is about the obsession with trying to live longer.
The food industry is doing it! Why not in cancer research? More is not always better.
What disease do people fear most? “Survey says !!! . . . .”
The ushering in of immunotherapy’s Golden Era (well almost).
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I looked in my microscope, and what did I see ?!?!
This post touches a bit on the craze with intermittent fasting. Does it work?
Mutations – how common are they, are they good or bad?
I love animals.
A thousand thanks, still not enough. We can never be too grateful.
What looks like a duck and quacks like a duck is . . . . well, not always a duck!
This post is a mini-course on an important tool in molecular biology.
Not all news is bad news. Read about some good news for once!
Do water and oil mix? What about God and science?
This new “toy” is going to take Daniel 2:28 to new heights!
If you love beautiful sunsets, read this post about God’s other creations!
Cancer resistance to chemotherapy is a devastating event. Unfortunately, it is an inevitable one, too. Dr. Tim Browder, a former lab mate in the Folkman lab, carried out an evocative … Continue reading Overcoming resistance
In real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. But with cancer, it’s more about cell type, cell type, cell type. Take for example, “breast cancer.” The breast is not … Continue reading Location, Location, Location
The first musings of a germ theory of disease can be traced back to the late Middle Ages (1000-1300 AD). The theory states that diseases can be caused by invisible … Continue reading “Bacteria is our friend”
Strange question, but not really. There is a subconscious assumption that a cancer is made up of . . . . . cancer, and only cancer. This would imply that … Continue reading How much of a cancer is cancer?
In a paper titled, “Adaptive Therapy,” published 10 years ago(!), authors R.A. Gatenby et al. proposed a radically different approach to chemotherapy. The traditional approach to chemotherapy is to use … Continue reading Adaptive Therapy
No, I’m not a mad scientist, and cancer is not “alive.” When I say “alive,” I mean that it does not have a brain. But I can see why some … Continue reading “It’s ALIVE !”
This post is a mini-driving lesson in immunology.
The extremely lethal and highly contagious Ebola virus strikes fear, appropriately, in most of us. The human immunodeficiecy virus (HIV) is another scary virus, but we’ve become pretty blasé about … Continue reading Be careful!! It’s CONTAGIOUS!
The Heisenberg Principle of Uncertainty states that you can’t eat your cake and keep it at the same time … sort of … okay, it doesn’t talk about cake exactly. … Continue reading The Heisenberg Principle of Uncertainty
Scientific researchers are not that different than lottery ticket junkies. I suspect that the odds of buying and scratching THE winning lottery ticket, are higher than making a big discovery … Continue reading “Top Drawer Research University Blows Budget on Lottery Tickets !!!”
There have been a lot of convincing imposters of this iconic pop star, which is a natural segue to cancer (what?). I mean, it has something to do with why … Continue reading Will the REAL Michael Jackson please step forth ?
Since when did the California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) have anything to do with cancer research? Well, if you ever find yourself shmoozing with a bunch of cancer research … Continue reading Are you a backseat driver?