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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

Escherichia coli bacterium, E.coli, gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria, part of intestinal normal flora

Study shows how genetically engineered bacteria can find and destroy tumors

Cancer tumors are very effective at avoiding the immune system, making intervention difficult. A common gut bacterium has been genetically altered to seek out and destroy cancer tumors from within, as shown in a new study. Why are tumors so hard to treat? Tumors can thrive by escaping the body's Read More...