Breakthrough: Scientists use ‘designer’ immune cells to reverse 1-year-old girl’s cancer

Breakthrough: Scientists use ‘designer’ immune cells to reverse 1-year-old girl’s cancer

Agence France-Presse A one-year-old girl in Britain has become the first in the world to be treated with “designer” immune cells genetically engineered to reverse her cancer, doctors said. Layla Richards was suffering from leukaemia, but was cured after scientists used a new gene-editing technique to manipulate cells to fight the disease at Great Ormond

Police and protesters clash during ‘Million Mask March’ against capitalism in London

Police and protesters clash during ‘Million Mask March’ against capitalism in London

Agence France-Presse Activists set a police car alight and scuffled with officers in riot gear in central London as thousands took part in a “Million Mask March” anti-capitalist demonstration on Thursday night. Many activists wore the white masks associated with the international Anonymous network at the march, an annual anti-establishment protest that takes place on

Huckabee and Christie are out as Fox Business pares main GOP debate field to eight

Huckabee and Christie are out as Fox Business pares main GOP debate field to eight

Reuters Eight Republican presidential candidates will participate in Fox Business’ prime-time debate next Tuesday, but New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did not qualify for the main event, the network said on Thursday. The eight candidates chosen for the main debate by Fox Business’ polling criteria were billionaire businessman Donald Trump, who ranked first, followed by

Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Reuters Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s campaign said on Friday he never applied nor was accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, apparently contradicting an account in Carson’s autobiography that he had been offered a full scholarship by the prestigious school. The admission, following doubts over some of Carson’s other recollections of his