Oncology & Cancer

Enzyme ducts in the pancreas are formed like rivers

Applying methods for analyzing road systems and rivers, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have studied the formation of the pancreatic network of ducts transporting digestive enzymes in mice. The network resembles ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Exploring a parasitic tunnel boring machine

Researchers have deduced essential biological and genetic information from the genome sequence of the whipworm, an intestinal parasitic worm that infects hundreds of millions of people in developing countries.

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers decode origin of inflammation-driven pancreatic cancer

Researchers at Mayo Clinic in Florida have revealed the process by which chronic inflammation of the pancreas, pancreatitis, morphs into pancreatic cancer. They say their findings point to ways to identify pancreatitis patients ...

Medical research

Clearing the BAR to oral vaccines

A new technology under development by an academic–industry partnership protects oral vaccines from destruction by the digestive system.

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