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Denialism is a Virus, Too: The Toms River Childhood Cancer Cluster As Seen From 2021 with Dan Fagin [Video]

Denialism is a Virus, Too: The Toms River Childhood Cancer Cluster As Seen From 2021 with Dan Fagin

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
and the
Hofstra Cultural Center
in conjunction with
The KAVLI Foundation
present

The extraordinary decades-long saga of pollution and cancer in a New Jersey shore town has never felt more timely than in 2021, when we are all experiencing both the power and the frustrating limitations of science and of journalism in the face of widespread denialism. The Toms River story is both a cautionary tale and a possible path forward out of our current predicament, with good journalism and good science leading the way.

Dan Fagin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes frequently about environmental science, Dan Fagin is also a science journalism professor at New York University. His bestselling book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction, as well as the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, the National Academies Science Book Award and the Society of Environmental Journalists’ Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, among other honors. A rave review in the New York Times described Toms River as “great journalism” and “a new classic of science reporting.” Dan’s recent publications include The New York Times, Scientific American, The Washington Post, Nature and Slate. His new book project is about monarch butterflies and the future of biodiversity in the Anthropocene.

The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication: https://www.hofstra.edu/communication

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Austin Ekeler tells Dawson Knox he's hit the COVID list | Ekeler’s Edge [Video]

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler and Yahoo Sports’ Fantasy Expert Liz Loza check in on how Austin is feeling after hitting the COVID list. They also recap the Chargers' loss to the Chiefs and Donald Parham's injury. Liz and Austin rate the top waiver wire additions for Week 16 in a holiday themed game of Naughty or Nice. And Buffalo Bills TE Dawson Knox joins the show to talk about his fantasy team name, the Bills up and down season, and his gnarly hand after surgery. Dawson Knox launched an initiative called Knox Sox this season in partnership with For Bare Feet to raise money for P.U.N.T Pediatric Cancer Collaboration.#EkelersEdge #Chargers #DawsonKnoxThanks for watching! Subscribe to the Yahoo Sports channel here http://bit.ly/YSportsYTFollow us everywhere!Our Site http://www.yahoosports.comInstagram http://www.instagram.com/yahoosports Twitter http://www.twitter.com/yahoosports Facebook http://www.facebook.com/yahoosports Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/yahoosports

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Alternative method to animal testing for developing therapies against childhood cancer [Video]

Congratulations to St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (St. Anna CCRI) scientists Univ. Prof. Dr. Heinrich Kovar and Dr. Branka Radic-Sarikas for winning a grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) under the program “Alternative methods to animal testing”. By using state-of-the-art technologies like single cell and spatial transcriptomics, organoids and 3D-bioprinting, the research project MetLung aims at creating and validating patient-specific 3D-models of lung metastatic solid tumors, ultimately guiding personalized drug selection. Metastasis is a major cause of death for children and adolescents with cancer, and the most common location of pediatric solid tumor metastases is the lung. “Our failure to cure patients with metastasis is partly due to a lack of understanding of tumor and niche cell interactions, and the associated mechanisms of treatment resistance. Knowledge about mediators of metastasis common to different tumor types may unravel novel therapeutic targets”, explains Branka Radic-Sarikas. “In this project we develop innovative in vitro models recapitulating the full complexity of lung metastases to test novel treatments. This approach will allow us to prioritize the most promising compounds for clinical development thus significantly reducing the need for pre-clinical testing in animals”, concludes Heinrich Kovar. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3FlJZwUFoto/Video Caption: Prof. Heinrich Kovar and Dr. Branka Radic-Sarikas explain how they intend to explore lung metastases in pediatric cancer through single cell analysis and 3D-modeling

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blood for the blood god - a technoblade anthem (ft. my discord community) [Video]

After two months and an old MacBook model constantly going through system overloads, here's the last community collaboration for this year, in honor of our favorite Orphan Obliterator, Anarchy Aficionado, Porcine Prince, Monarch of Malice, Death Incarnate: @Technoblade.Stream on your favorite platforms: https://distrokid.com/hyperfollow/preciousjewelamor1/blood-for-the-blood-godEarnings will be monitored closely and every cent earned will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital – a foundation aiding pediatric cancer patients not only in the US, but all around the world.Check out its global program here: https://www.stjude.org/globalCreditsArtGiulia Arthttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFeVMGcdK-rzE0fsq2CEBrAhttps://twitter.com/_giulia_artProductionPrecious Jewel AmorSoloistsSekiya Tsushima (https://twitter.com/SekiyaTsushima)Wassup_MKJ (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyJL7xNXRbNnxTj3pTXl4Yg)River_KingK (https://www.twitch.tv/river_kingk)Precious Jewel AmorLyricsWassup_mkj (same link as above)River_KingK (same link as above)@Fenyx AdeliaPotatchloride (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmxFwkw394cmfNOqhmIH6vw)StukiStarLittleAmber Sekiya Tsushima (same link as above)straightjacket_kickboxerArbee Lee (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC14ridZO_Wc3q4ScUVRngAg)Drizvy (https://www.twitch.tv/drizvy)Precious Jewel AmorChoirAmary Ameliethyst (https://www.twitch.tv/ameliethystplays)Amity (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu7IGYRM-cACBNW0wDi-Fcw)Arbee Lee (same link as above)Archea AspenGraceK (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6EQCv6-juyh6hN0ZNobKlg)Ben/Benji @ButterscotchBread Calamamsi! (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi66OSNsWNXTU-4mSPkXRdg)Daikon (https://www.twitch.tv/daiikon_)desolate (https://twitter.com/DesolateStark)D1mitreuzz (https://linktr.ee/D1mitreuzz)Dracona (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC073OFOX5q91aAs7x_P83Cw)Drizvy (same link as above)Ellaorwhatever (https://www.tiktok.com/@ellaorwhatever?)EllyBoost (https://twitter.com/EllyBoost)Elnuvahva (https://www.youtube.com/c/Elvaa)eVeeLFlam (https://www.instagram.com/lord_of_flamingoos/)ghostcat (https://twitter.com/ghostcat655)GPStarlight (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfR9dpsV_U01s4HmyKRmcPg)HydraStrom (https://twitter.com/HydraStrom1)Lilybap (https://www.twitch.tv/lilybap)Loomsqxi (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO9k0PlysePPYJWCQUNVfLw)Lynnjade (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvBFLn6BDfv-NirCaKXxORQ)MG (https://www.twitch.tv/RobinYourHouse_)MusicIsLife (https://www.twitch.tv/fionaendelmusic/)NeoX (https://www.instagram.com/neo_doarts/)Potatchloride (same link as above)RainbowFanAnne (https://www.twitch.tv/rainbowfananne)Rapsquack ShadoeDarkus shei (https://www.twitch.tv/sheiinanutshell)shlimeyy (https://open.spotify.com/artist/42G3RwNK2Jlu2I5QprSJ4s)SpaceIDragon StukiStar (https://twitter.com/StukiStar_)Summer (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr6hDxEsYdBmXPkvZcIqv1A)Toby TrinityTheAffinity (https://trinitytheaffinity.carrd.co/)TS Hellion VinyL (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYwqJAaKbCz-HJKEtwsOS7g)Zen_Da_Crazyyyyy Check out my Discord community! Pretty chill, lots of Pog people in there :D https://discord.gg/Qb3BzkmT94For more crap-posting, follow me on Twitter:https://twitter.com/pjewelamorI stream here:https://www.twitch.tv/preciousjewelamorFollow me on UltimateGuitar for the chords!https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/u/pjewelamorCheck out my carrd for additional links, including Spotify!https://preciousjewelamor.carrd.coSupport me by buying me a coffee!https://ko-fi.com/kofi4juju#technoblade #technothepig

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Lydia Finley, PhD - 2020 Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Prize Winner [Video]

Lydia Finley, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: Dr. Finley focuses on pediatric cancer and how cancer cell metabolism affects pediatric malignancies. Through her work, she hopes to find potentially targetable vulnerabilities in pediatric sarcomas by studying the metabolic pathways that sustain their growth and progression.