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Podcast: Bacteria, bowel cancer, sunscreen and smoking

by Kat Arney | Analysis

20 September 2011

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In this month’s podcast we find out how studying a molecule found in bacteria could lead to new cancer drug targets.

Also in the news, researchers discover alarmingly low levels of public awareness about bowel cancer, and a survey shows that sunburn is rife as men skimp on sunscreen. Plus, our researchers discover a new gene implicated in ovarian cancer, and we take a look at the frontlines in the battle to control tobacco.

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