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Controlling Cancer: Today's ebook review at Download the Universe

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerFeb 27, 2012 3:59 PM

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Download the Universe, the new science ebook review that I and a group of other writers and scientists recently launched, is now entering its second week. I've written this week's first review, of an ebook called Controlling Cancer, by evolutionary biologist Paul Ewald. Ewald argues that the best way to reduce the death rate from cancer is to treat it like an infectious disease--which, to a surprising extent, it really is. Check it out. [Image: Dividing lung cancer cell/NIH]

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