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Latest Mina Bissell Stories

2013-12-19 11:54:50

Metabolism was lost in the shadows of cancer research for decades but has recently been reclaiming some of the spotlight.

How And Where Breast Tumor Cells Become Dormant And What Causes Them To Become Metastatic
2013-06-03 19:49:37

The long-standing mystery behind dormant disseminated breast tumor cells and what activates them after years and even decades of latency may have been solved.

Reverting Breast Cancer Cells By Giving Them A Squeeze
2012-12-17 16:27:37

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have put the squeeze — literally — on malignant mammary cells to guide them back into a normal growth pattern.

2012-01-26 13:12:33

In a study that holds major implications for breast cancer research as well as basic cell biology, scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have discovered a rotational motion that plays a critical role in the ability of breast cells to form the spherical structures in the mammary gland known as acini.

2011-12-20 18:30:44

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), through a combination of time-lapse live imaging and mathematical modeling of a special line of human breast cells, have found evidence to suggest that for low dose levels of ionizing radiation, cancer risks may not be directly proportional to dose.

2011-03-11 17:07:40

In biology, the key to a healthy life is organization.

2011-03-07 21:34:47

Laminin, long thought to be only a structural support protein in the microenvironment of breast and other epithelial tissue, is “famous” for its cross-like shape.

2009-10-29 07:25:54

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded the University of California, Berkeley, $15.7 million over five years to allow physical scientists and engineers to open a new front in the war on cancer.

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2009-02-27 14:55:42

Adult stem cells and their more committed kin, progenitor cells, are prized by medical researchers for their ability to produce different types of specialized cells.

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2009-02-12 10:21:12

Research at Berkeley Lab suggests that a protein linked to the spread of several major human cancers may also hold great potential for the elimination of wrinkles and the rejuvenation of the skin.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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