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Mending broken hearts with cardiomyocyte molds

2.5 billion. That's approximately the number of times the human heart beats in 70 years. And sometimes during the course of its unrelenting contractions and relaxations, the heart muscle can no longer bear the strain.

Mar 13, 2018
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Gene duplication explains tumor aggressiveness

Pancreatic cancer is a form of cancer associated with the highest mortality rates in the world. Genetic changes that could explain its aggressiveness and early metastasis are elusive. A team at Technical University of Munich ...

Jan 31, 2018
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Starving cancer cells of sugar—does it work?

Previous research have shown that rapidly dividing cancer cells require higher levels of sugar than healthy cells. This dependency on sugar distinguishes cancer cells from normal cells and is often used as a treatment option ...

Jan 26, 2018
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