Nature Protocols

Oncology & Cancer

New approach to assessing effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs

Manchester scientists have a developed a new method to monitor the effect of anti-cancer drugs on very rare leukaemia stem cells. The approach potentially allows doctors to screen patients and personalise their treatment.

Neuroscience

Seeing through the brain

The brain is a complex and mysterious organ, which performs many functions and the proper functioning of this precious machine is important for well-being. There are about 86 billion neurons in the brain and they interact ...

Medical research

Mapping atherosclerotic arteries: Combined approach developed

A new method allows calcified and constricted blood vessels to be visualized with micrometer precision, and can be used to design containers for targeted drug delivery. Within the project "NO-stress", materials scientists ...

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