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David Basanta
Works at Moffitt Cancer Center
Attended King's College London
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An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.
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Troubling examples of ‘pseudoscience’ at the Cleveland Clinic
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From vaccinations to cupping to reiki, therapies promoted by the institution or its physicians are suspect, this physician cautions.
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The gene-editing tool’s potential to upend science is dizzying.
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If you listen to our +2Scientists podcast with Richard Wingate you will see how amazed I am at the range of animal models he uses for his neuro anatomy research
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If your new year's resolutions involve more science then you could do worse than to follow +2Scientists
 
A chicken, an alligator and a turtle walk into a lab...
Just a few of the weird and wonderful species that Richard Wingate uses to study the cerebellum or the "little brain". When not wearing his anatomist's hat, he explores the fine line between science and art working with artists and non scientists to find out how they see the world of scientific research. Stay tuned in to hear the tale of the mysterious headless chicken.
We're grateful to Glowdust for our featured track "April Showers", a fond reminder of fun times in Bielefeld. You can find more of their work at their site on their Bandcamp site: https://glowdust.bandcamp.com/.
Last, but certainly not least, we wish all our listeners a very happy, healthy and science-filled 2017!

A chicken, an alligator and a turtle walk into a lab... Just a few of the weird and wonderful species that Richard Wingate uses to study the cerebellum or the "little brain". When not wearing his anatomist's hat, he explores the fine line between science and art working with artists and non scientists to find out how they see the world of scientific research. Stay tuned in to hear the tale of the mysterious headless chicken.
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Scientific papers get more authors - The Economist
Bylines on scientific papers are multiplying, but this doesn't reflect more science being done
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The Size of Countries in Real Life Versus the Size of Countries on a Map
Maps lie. We all learned this at some point in school, when we realized Greenland wasn’t quite the hulking beast of land mass we thought it was. I mean, Greenland isn’t even a third of the size of Australia. And the UK is teeny! Smaller than Japan, the Philippines, and Madagascar. Come to think of it, all of Europe is way smaller than what we imagine it to be on the map.
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Perhaps add Canada, Russia, Brazil, Australia and China to that graph?

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Peter Nowell, who has died at 88, revolutionized cancer research — by accident
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A change in how he cleaned his slides led to a discovery linking cancer and genetics.
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Dr Basanta if possible send me please which is your paper in your knowledge is more closely related to clonal evolution.
I will appreciate this
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Daniel Gandia
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Mysterious radio burst came from a galaxy 2.5 billion light years away, astronomers discover
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For the first time, scientists have pinpointed the source of a fast radio burst, one of astronomy's most enigmatic phenomena.
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The reasons we don’t study gun violence the same way we study infections
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This deceptive article claims about $22 million funding over a decade. "However, Figure 2 shows that the combined funding amounts of private foundations were far exceeded by federal investments, which provided 98% of funding during this time period. The combined U.S. Federal and private investment in suicide research from 2008 to 2013, was $429,800,794."  That is 20 times the reported funding over just half the time.  So the funding is comparable to that for infectious diseases BEFORE any crime research is considered.
http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/sites/actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/files/PortfolioAnalyses.pdf
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Mighty T cells! Thanks The Awkward Yeti for a great immunology lesson! #immunology #cells #CellDifferentiation #squad 
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Protecting Your Digital Life in 7 Easy Steps http://nyti.ms/2eGJuoU
Here are some basic actions for making your personal data more difficult for attackers to access.
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Cancers grow and change following Darwinian-style evolution.
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Mathematical modeller studying evolutionary dynamics in cancer and working with cancer biologists and doctors at the Moffitt Cancer Center. Since I am not a medical doctor, please keep in mind that my views just represent those of a student of certain aspects of cancer using mathematical approaches.

I am also involved in Pint of Science US, a science outreach organisation that you really want to follow/join/help.
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  • King's College London
    PhD, 2001 - 2005
  • Universidad de Oviedo
    Computer Science, 1992 - 2000
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