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Drug Bestows Radiation Resistance on Mice and Monkeys

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Science  11 Apr 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5873, pp. 163
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5873.163

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On page 226 of this week's issue of Science, researchers report a promising new way to protect healthy tissues during radiation therapy, one they claim could help improve outcomes--and perhaps even save lives in a nuclear catastrophe.