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Researchers are experimenting with silicon to raise salt tolerance in plants. This is vital for agriculture in areas of the world where soils are becoming unusable due to high salinity..

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London researchers have developed a three-pronged strategy to tackle pancreatic cancer by combining a drug and viruses that target cancer cells with immune cells from the patients, modified to specifically attack pancreatic cancer cells.

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Researchers have discovered an enzyme that can help yield more bioethanol from an organic waste material, saving land for food production and making green fuels cheaper.

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Scientists working on fixing bones by generating artificial tissue have found a way to make the process more efficient. This paves the way for far more medical applications, as up till now, the stem cells they used were less likely to survive.

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Scientists have discovered how to use some cancer drugs' side effects to make them more potent. They checked the unwanted spike in insulin levels that made the compounds less effective.

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Scientists have identified a bacterial strain that can be used against prostate cancer. This is a new example of how bacteria’s anti-tumour properties can be enlisted in designing new cancer therapies.

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Researchers have linked the damaging inflammation observed after a heart attack to an incorrect immune response. Targeting the cells that are involved can help people recover faster.

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Recent studies confirm that the symptoms of severe epilepsy can be eased by medical cannabis, free from the THC compound that induces highs. However, there is still insufficient evidence to suggest its regular use in children.

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Researchers using AI for a navigational problem ended up with a system that developed virtual brain cells similar to those helping mammals orient themselves.

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Scientists discovered that a drug used for some rare cancers can shut down cells' energy supplies. This would help to target a wider range of cancers with less intrusive therapies.

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