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Gold Nanoparticle Delivery of MicroRNA Impairs Metastasis in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Weill Cornell Medicine researchers have shown that giving mice with triple-negative breast cancer therapeutic microRNA (miRNA) in a protective gold nanoparticle results in significantly less spreading of cancer to the lung. Triple-negative breast cancer is a highly aggressive, difficult-to-treat form of the disease, with a high rate of metastatic recurrence. miR-708 is a non-coding microRNA… Read More »

The Hidden Gold in Your Garbage

If you’re still tossing your vegetable peels, egg shells, apple cores and lemon rinds in the garbage, you’re missing out on this hidden source of “gold.” Kitchen scraps like these are ideal for creating compost, a deceptively simple tool for building phenomenal soil health and environmental health all at the same time. Since 2015 food… Read More »