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Results of an International Atomic Energy Agency study on effective brachytherapy in resource-poor settings.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

A neurosurgeon discusses what developments in the field mean for patients

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Researchers detect presence of proteins in the saliva of people who ate bitter foods.

James Gaines, Contributor

Scientists identified the key gene that helps certain rice varieties keep their heads above water.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Nutrition, food safety and local norms among many considerations that aid groups weigh before and during disaster response.

James Gaines, Contributor

Scientists may have found an easier way to image the tiny brains of mice used to study human diseases.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

Gut microbes compete with their host for a nutrient called choline.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Ultrafast lasers may better distinguish cancerous tissue during surgery, defining tumor margins and helping improve outcomes.

Karin Heineman, Executive Producer

New evidence for how childhood infections could trigger ciliac disease.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

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