News tagged with cellular biology

'Octopus' provides cancer breakthrough

A breakthrough in understanding a biological process that causes many common cancers including lung and breast cancer opens up a whole new realm of possibilities for the development of improved cancer drugs. ...

May 13, 2011
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Neurons in youth

Have you ever wondered why infants can learn foreign languages easily, while older children and parents struggle? Or why your third-grader can fix your computer, but you can barely check your email? The answer, ...

Nov 18, 2011
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Cancer's sweet tooth may be its weak link

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered that cancer cells tap into a natural recycling system to obtain the energy they need to keep dividing. In a study with ...

Nov 16, 2011
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Researchers find new drug target for lung cancer

Drugs targeting an enzyme involved in inflammation might offer a new avenue for treating certain lung cancers, according to a new study by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

Feb 16, 2012
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