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How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.

Life Scientist 16 January, 2019

Breast cancer cells turned into fat cells in mice

A newly developed combination therapy can force malignant breast cancer cells to turn into fat cells, which can be used to prevent the formation of metastases in mice.

Life Scientist 15 January, 2019

New insights into cardiac arrest in young people

A new study could provide clearer insights into why a young person may have experienced an otherwise unexplained cardiac arrest and, in some cases, sudden death.

Life Scientist 14 January, 2019

Solving the genetics puzzle

Growing up in Germany, Melanie Bahlo used to record which birds came and visited her bird feeder in the depths of winter. She was around eight years old at the time and...

Life Scientist 07 January, 2019

Cannabis-based drug relieves symptoms of motor neuron disease

Chemical compounds derived from the cannabis sativa plant, used as an add-on treatment, may help ease symptoms of spasticity in people with motor neuron disease.

Life Scientist 18 December, 2018

Biotechnology
Solving the genetics puzzle

Solving the genetics puzzle

Growing up in Germany, Melanie Bahlo used to record which birds came and visited her bird feeder in the depths of winter. She was around eight...

Article 07 January, 2019
Health & Medical
How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

How do cancer cells avoid complete genetic meltdown?

Scientists from Beijing and Taipei have recently examined HeLa cells to get an insight on cancer vulnerability from a mutational perspective.

Article 16 January, 2019
Life Sciences
Bye bye, <em>E. coli</em> &mdash; reducing contamination in red meat

Bye bye, E. coli — reducing contamination in red meat

Food safety researchers from the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture have come together with industry in a joint effort to enhance the quality of...

Article 16 October, 2018
Molecular Biology
The ancient history of DNA control

The ancient history of DNA control

The tricks DNA uses to control gene expression — which genes are turned on and off, and when — may have originated much earlier than...

Article 27 November, 2018
Lab Technology
Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

Award-winning digital innovations for the health sector

The winning entries in the 2015 national iAwards have brought a range of benefits to a variety of sectors — with the health sector being no...

Article 09 September, 2015
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