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More Info On Star Wars: The Last Jedi's Resistance Fighters

Most of the Star Wars movies have provided great space battles, and The Last Jedi won’t be any exception as we’ve already seen from the previews. However, these character details suggest that The Resistance will send Cobalt Squadron to take out of one of The First Order’s key bases/outposts. Perhaps this is the same mission where Poe Dameron is putting ...

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Karine Polwart – A Pocket Of Wind Resistance review: Beautiful and brilliant

But Stirlingshire-born Polwart is one of modern folk music’s most formidable talents. Working with a subtle and highly imaginative sound designer, Pippa Murphy, and taking as her inspiration the miraculous teamwork of migrating geese, she has built a cycle of song, chant and spoken word that explores, in almost microscopic detail, how we all depend on each other. Recently showcased ...

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Researchers find novel mechanism of resistance to anti-cancer drugs

by Leigh MacMillan The targeted anti-cancer therapies cetuximab and panitumumab are mainstays of treatment for advanced colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, many patients have tumors with genetic mutations that make them resistant to these anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibodies, or the cancers develop resistance during treatment. Researchers seeking to understand ...

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Antibiotic resistance a thing of the PAST? THIS treatment could save thousands of lives

Researchers have unlocked more information about how some bacteria manage to resist antibiotics. They found 76 new types of resistance genes that make bacteria invulnerable to last-resort antibiotics. Several of the genes give the bacteria its ability to protect against our most powerful antibiotics. The findings meant scientists are one-step closer to finding a way of developing drugs to get ...

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Study Shows Genetically Modified Soybean Oil Causes Less Obesity and Insulin Resistance but Negatively Impacts Liver Function

UC Riverside mouse study compares Plenish to conventional soybean, coconut, and olive oils By Iqbal Pittalwala RIVERSIDE, Calif. – Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have tested a genetically-modified (GM) soybean oil used in restaurants and found that while it induces less obesity and insulin resistance than conventional soybean oil, its effects on diabetes and fatty liver are similar to ...

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Todd Rundgren on 5 Classic Songs of Resistance

In May, Todd Rundgren released White Knight, his 27th solo album, which features guest appearances by everyone from Donald Fagen and Daryl Hall to Trent Reznor and Bettye LaVette. In advance of a fall tour with Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band, the veteran singer-songwriter took some time to discus… Rolling Stone Latest Music News

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Breast Cancer Genomic Profiling Reveals Clues to Treatment Resistance

Thanks to advances in treatment, the relative five-year survival rate from all combined subtypes of breast cancer now exceeds 90 percent and yet the disease remains the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States after lung and colorectal cancers. More than 40,000 American women will die from breast cancer this year – approximately 80 percent of them ...

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Cinema as Resistance – Palestinian Director Annemarie Jacir on ‘Wajib’

LOCARNO, Switzerland — Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir has been a pioneer of Arab cinema. Her 2003 “Like Twenty Impossibles” was the first short by a Palestinian director to be selected at Cannes; her feature “Salt of This Sea” (2008) was the first directed by a Palestinian woman. “Salt of This Sea” and “When I Saw You” (2010) were Palestine’s official ...

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