Oklahoma County Sheriff(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- First responders began the grim task of digging people -- including children at two elementary schools -- out of piles of rubble Monday evening after a monster tornado roared through the Oklahoma city metropolitan area, leaving at least 51 people dead.Among the dead were children from one of the devastated...
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Brett Deering/Getty ImagesOKLAHOMA CITY) -- A mammoth tornado carved a trail of destruction through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and delivered a "direct hit" on an elementary school Monday, local authorities said.David Barnes, the director of Oklahoma Emergency Management in Oklahoma County, told ABC News that a single twister ripped apart...
A University of Akron researcher is developing a new way to fight breast cancer.
Dr. Judit Puskas is developing a safer breast implant with a polymer coating that could actually help destroy cancer cells and fight infections.
She has received international recognition from GE Healthcare as one of five of the most exciting and innovative ideas in the battle against breast cancer.
The “GE Healthymagination Cancer Challenge” will provide initial funding, mentorship and incubation in order to try to bring Dr. Puskas’ discoveries to market.
Puskas is among five award winners that will recieve $100,000 in "seed money" to help further develop her idea.
The healing drugs would be implanted in the polymer material and released in the body after a mastectomy or reconstruction.
The University of Akron currently holds the patent on the process.
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