Cancer Cells Force Normal Cells to Act Like Viruses, Helping Tumors Spread

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Researchers reveal how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses – allowing tumors to grow, resist treatment, and spread.

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Should You Pee on Jellyfish Stings?

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Filmed at San Francisco's Aquarium of the Bay, the latest Reactions episode explains the fearsome chemistry of jellyfish stings, and debunks this age-old beach myth.

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

Cell Recycling System Offers Therapeutic Entry Point for Rare Disease Treatment

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Scientists have demonstrated how an investigational drug works against a rare, fatal genetic disease, Niemann-Pick type C1 (NPC1).

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Synthetic Material to Support Stem Cells Developed
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New substrates have been developed which can be used to raise stem cells for a wide variety of uses.

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New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data
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CAMERA researchers capitalize on their Multi-Tiered Iterative Phasing approach to determine molecular structure of proteins and viruses from X-ray free electron laser data.

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Big-Data Analysis Points Toward New Drug Discovery Method
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A research team has developed a computational method to systematically probe massive amounts of open-access data to discover new ways to use drugs, including some that have already been approved for other uses.

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