Medical research

Feeling the pressure: How blood vessels sense their environment

Cells and tissues are not mere static structures. They have the ability to sense and dynamically react to external cues to ensure that they adapt to the ever-changing outside environment. Now, researchers from the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

New gene discovered that stops the spread of deadly cancer

Scientists at the Salk Institute have identified a gene responsible for stopping the movement of cancer from the lungs to other parts of the body, indicating a new way to fight one of the world's deadliest cancers.