Red Means ‘Go’ to Therapeutic Viruses Thursday, December 03, 2015 Rice University scientists use light to switch viral activity and deliver cargoes to cells.Growing Stem Cells Faster on Seaweed Thursday, December 03, 2015 Fraunhofer scientists use the gel-like mass from Chilean seaweed as the substrate for stem cells. Liquid Metal ‘Nano-Terminators’ Target Cancer Cells Thursday, December 03, 2015 Researchers at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a new drug delivery technique that uses a biodegradable liquid metal to target cancer cells. Embryonic Switch for Cancer Stem Cell Generation Wednesday, December 02, 2015 An international team of scientists report that decreases in a specific group of proteins trigger changes in the cancer microenvironment that accelerate growth and development of therapy-resistant cancer stem cells (CSCs).
Functional Human Liver Cells Grown in the Lab Wednesday, December 02, 2015 German-Israeli partnership develops a library of highly functional liver cells from varying genetic backgrounds for scientific, clinical and pharmaceutical developmentGenes for a Longer, Healthier Life Found Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Out of a 'haystack' of 40,000 genes from three different organisms, scientists at ETH Zurich and a research consortium in Jena have found genes that are involved in physical ageing.
Using Drug-Susceptible Parasites to Fight Drug Resistance Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Researchers at the University of Georgia have developed a model for evaluating a potential new strategy in the fight against drug-resistant diseases.Boosting Breast Cancer Treatment Tuesday, December 01, 2015 To more efficiently treat breast cancer, scientists have been researching molecules that selectively bind to cancer cells and deliver a substance that can kill the tumor cells, for several years. How Cells ‘Climb’ to Build Fruit Fly Tracheas Tuesday, December 01, 2015 Mipp1 protein helps cells sprout “fingers” for gripping.