New antibody therapy shows promise for advanced pediatric brain cancer
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Research has generated promising results for a new blocking antibody therapy that targets a protein critical to cancer's ability to spread.
- Mar 30, 2022
Mosquito netting innovation halves malaria infection in Tanzania
A novel class of bed net kills mosquitoes resistant to traditional insecticides by making them unable to move reducing malaria infections.
- Mar 9, 2022
Anti-cancer drug provides immediate hope for children with brain cancer
A genetic map of an aggressive childhood brain tumour called medulloblastoma helped researchers identify a new generation anti-cancer drug.
- Feb 26, 2022
Children may instinctively know how to do division even before hitting the books, study finds
A large body of research suggests that, even before children begin formal education, they possess intuitive arithmetic abilities.
- Dec 14, 2021
According to experts, these 4 secrets are essential to raising kind children
Schools around the world are implementing lessons that teach empathy and compassion, and science is increasingly focusing on their benefits.
- Dec 14, 2021
New drug combination key to very long-term leukemia remission in young patients
Researchers suggest that a 2.5-year regimen involving ibrutinib and chemoimmunotherapy can provide deep, and lasting remissions.
- Nov 24, 2021
National poll: 4 in 5 parents say children today aren’t as thankful as they should be
More than half of parents worry that they overindulge their children; many report different ways of teaching them to be thankful.
- Sep 17, 2021
Do Alexa and Siri make kids bossier? New research has the answer
Chatting with a robot is now part of many families' daily lives, thanks to conversational agents such as Apple's Siri or Amazon's Alexa.
- Sep 11, 2021
Five Nobel Prize winners publish scientific article collection for children
Young people now have access to a free collection of scientific articles written by winners of science’s most coveted honor, the Nobel Prize
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