Pushed to the Side


When Jonas Salk was asked who owned the patent on his polio vaccine in 1955, he replied that such a cure could no more be patented than the sun could be, says LiveScience's Natalie Wolchover. Three years ago, University of Alberta cancer researcher Evangelos Michelakis discovered that a common, nontoxic chemical called dichloroacetate, or DCA, inhibited the growth of cancerous tumors in mice.

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