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Machine Learning, Whales, and Cancer Treatment: Week in Review

ByAllison EckNOVA NextNOVA Next

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By solving a decades-old medical mystery, researchers may have discovered a highly effective cancer treatment. NOVA Next contributor Amanda Keener

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Cancer cells from human connective tissue

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