Medical research

Sticky cell fingers help keep breast tumors contained

Researchers at Turku University and Åbo Akademi University, Finland, have identified that finger-like cellular extensions called filopodia contribute to building a barrier surrounding breast tumors.

Medical research

Infusion of 3D cellular structures might repair damaged intestine

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers (sores) in the digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining of the colon and rectum. It can be a debilitating ...

Medical research

Research points to new effective breast cancer treatment

An international study led by scientists at the University of Sussex has provided strong evidence for an effective new target for breast cancer treatment. The five-year study, called "The structure-function relationship of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers identify gene variant associated with cellular aging

It is well known that psychiatric stress is associated with accelerated aging. Now, a new study shows that a gene mutation interacts with multiple types of psychiatric stress including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ...

Genetics

Team releases gene edited human stem cell lines

The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced pluripotent stem cells that target key cellular structures ...

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