New biomarker could flag tumors that are sensitive to common diabetes drug

A newly identified biomarker could help scientists pinpoint which cancers are vulnerable to treatment with biguanides, a common class of medications used to control blood sugar in Type 2 diabetes. Biguanides, particularly a medication called metformin, have long been of interest to cancer researchers because of their ability to target cellular metabolism, which fuels the […]

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Cooperation can be contagious particularly when people see the benefit for others

Seeing someone do something good for someone else motivates witnesses to perform their own helpful acts, an insight that could help drive cooperative behavior in communities navigating through the health crisis. In a new study, psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin confirmed that people can be heavily influenced by others, especially when […]

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Thyssenkrupp steel workers open to consolidation talks – labor boss

Thyssenkrupp’s (TKAG.DE) powerful labor representatives are open to consolidation talks in the steel sector, a leading union official said. “It is clear that the search for strategic partners is being expanded to all parts of the company,” Knut Giesler, who heads IG Metall, Germany’s largest union, in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where Thyssenkrupp is […]

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