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Scorpion venom could make cancer cells glow

12/26/2012 11:45am
New technology called Tumor Paint uses a synthetic florescent scorpion protein, allowing surgeons to differentiate cancerous tumors from healthy tissue during surgery. Clinical trials could begin next year says Heather Franklin at Blaze Bioscience.

Garbled text messages may help doctors identify stroke victims

12/26/2012 2:47pm
Jumbled text messages could be a sign of more than distraction or autocorrect. "Dystextia" could be a symptom of a stroke.