The Daily Populous

Monday June 6th, 2022 morning edition

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It was a small trial, just 18 rectal cancer patients, every one of whom took the same drug.

The cancer vanished in every single patient, undetectable by physical exam, endoscopy, PET scans or M.R.I. scans.

“I believe this is the first time this has happened in the history of cancer,” Dr. Diaz said.

Dr. Alan P. Venook, a colorectal cancer specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, who was not involved with the study, said he also thought this was a first.

A complete remission in every single patient is “unheard-of,” he said.

These rectal cancer patients had faced grueling treatments — chemotherapy, radiation and, most likely, life-altering surgery that could result in bowel, urinary and sexual dysfunction. »

'I'm not going to help you:' Man drowned in Tempe Town Lake as police watched, transcripts reveal

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Three police officers have been placed on administrative leave after they reportedly watched as a man drowned in Tempe Town Lake, transcripts revealed.

Bickings was later found by Tempe Fire's Dive and Rescue team in a portion of Tempe Town Lake located near the Tempe Center of the Arts.

In the statement, the person who drowned was identified as 34-year-old Sean Bickings, who was an "unsheltered Tempe community member." »

Scientists urge the world to wake up as yet another dire climate record is broken

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These were the words of the Global Monitoring Laboratory’s senior scientist Pieter Tans as the world hit another dire climate milestone.

They showed that we continue to hurtle full steam ahead towards climate disaster, with a new record smashed.

It’s industrialisation, particularly epic amounts of fossil fuel extraction and combustion, that has brought us to this dire point. »

Wind power meets and beats Denmark’s total electricity demand – two days in a row

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Keen-eyed Twitter user Troels Christensen posted on May 28 a screenshot of wind power figures from WindEurope’s Wind Power Numbers Daily tracker.

WindEurope, the region’s leading wind energy trade association, tracks wind generation figures for Europe as well as hourly electricity figures for many European countries.

Similarly, as representative of the day’s conditions, the share of wind energy in electricity demand for Western Europe was just under 24%. »

4 in 10 Republicans think mass shootings are 'unfortunately something we have to accept as part of a free society': CBS/YouGov poll

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Some 44% of Republicans say mass shootings are "something we have to accept as part of a free society," a poll found.

More than 4 in 10 Republicans think mass shootings are inevitable in a "free society," according to a new poll by CBS News and YouGov.

In response, 44% of Republicans said mass shootings are inevitable "as part of a free society." »