Molecules responsible for radio-resistant glioblastoma identified

Scientists have identified key molecules that mediate radioresistance in glioblastoma multiforme; these molecules are a potential target for the treatment of this brain cancer. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is the most aggressive type of brain cancer. It is treated by radiation therapy combined with chemotherapy. However, even with treatment, the five-year survival rate for GBM is […]

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Trump’s diagnosis fuels uncertainty for skittish U.S. stock market

Investors are gauging how a potential deterioration in President Donald Trump’s health could impact asset prices in coming weeks, as the U.S. leader remains hospitalized after being diagnosed with COVID-19. So far, markets have been comparatively sanguine: hopes of a breakthrough in talks among U.S. lawmakers on another stimulus package took the edge off a […]

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U.S. oil refiners look to leapfrog Canadians in making renewable diesel

U.S. oil refineries are moving aggressively to produce renewable diesel, partly to cash in on Canada’s greener fuel standard before Canadian refiners modify their own plants. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government intends to present its Clean Fuel Standard this year, aiming to cut 30 million tonnes of emissions by 2030. Renewable diesel, made by […]

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Former Rockstar North president raises $42 million for upcoming open-world game, Everywhere

Former Rockstar North president Leslie Benzies has raised over $42 million for his intriguing-sounding upcoming game, Everywhere. His ‘Build a Rocket Boy’ studio, which he founded in 2018, secured the money from the latest round of funding.According to a report in The Telegraph, investment came from a variety of sources, including Chinese company Netease, which […]

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