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2014-05-21 13:51:36

Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center have used computer simulations of cancer cells – cancer avatars – to identify drugs most likely to kill cancer cells isolated from patients' brain tumors.

2014-05-16 08:26:45

DUBLIN, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mvft5/circulating_tumor)

2014-05-09 13:19:57

When ovarian cancer spreads from the ovaries it almost always does so to a layer of fatty tissue that lines the gut.

2014-05-08 09:45:35

By carefully controlling the levels of two proteins, researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered how to keep mammary stem cells—those that can form breast tissue—alive and functioning in the lab.

2014-05-05 10:19:35

Findings and Significance: During breast-tissue development, a transcription factor called SLUG plays a role in regulating stem cell function and determines whether breast cells will mature into luminal or basal cells.

2014-05-02 12:26:34

SYDNEY, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (NASDAQ: NVGN, ASX: NRT;), an oncology drug development company, today announced a collaboration with Australian company, Genea Biocells,

Single Cell Type Found To Cause Most Invasive Bladder Cancers: Study
2014-04-21 09:27:49

Invasive bladder cancer (IBC), a malignant disease that currently affects more than 375,000 people worldwide, has been found to be caused by a single type of cell in the lining of the bladder, according to researchers with the Stanford University School of Medicine.

2014-04-18 15:49:22

Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered an unexpected phenomenon in the organs that produce sperm in fruit flies: When a certain kind of stem cell is killed off experimentally, another group of non-stem cells can come out of retirement to replace them.

2014-04-16 12:30:22

Advanced Tumor Modeling for Evaluation of Cancer Therapy Efficacy at the Cellular Level MENLO PARK, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has announced the availability


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.