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Turmeric
Timed release of turmeric stops cancer cell growth
June 20, 2019

A WSU research team has developed a drug delivery system using curcumin, the main ingredient in the spice turmeric, that successfully inhibits bone cancer cells while promoting growth of healthy bone cells.

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Two researchers use food to train a grizzly bear to give a blood draw.
Teaching old bears new tricks
June 17, 2019

Training adult grizzly bears to give blood turned out to be much easier than WSU graduate student Joy Erlenbach imagined.

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Health & Medicine

A raccoon kit being held by an animal doctor.
Leave baby animals to Mother Nature
June 7, 2019

The WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital currently is caring for several juvenile wildlife species that should have been left in the care of Mother Nature.

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