News tagged with microscopic technique

New research redraws pancreas anatomy

(Medical Xpress) -- Research from Karolinska Institutet shows that insulin secretion in the pancreas is not under direct neural control, as has previously been thought. The few nerves that are present are connected to blood ...

Jul 06, 2011
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Ovarian cancer cells bully their way through tissue

A team led by Joan Brugge, the Louise Foote Pfeiffer Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School, recently shed light on how ovarian cancer spreads. In a paper published in the July edition of the journal Cancer Di ...

Jun 14, 2011
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Watching assassin cells at work

L'Oréal Fellow Misty Jenkins and her colleagues at the Peter Mac have a paper published on Sunday that reveals how our immune cells kill damaged damaged, virus-infected or cancerous cells taking between ...

Sep 02, 2013
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Protein snapshots reveal clues to breast cancer outcomes

Measuring the transfer of tiny amounts of energy from one protein to another on breast cancer cells has given scientists a detailed view of molecular interactions that could help predict how breast cancer patients will respond ...

May 05, 2011
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