Oncology & Cancer

Killing the unkillable cancer cells

Countless people are affected by the battle against cancer. Modern treatments can be quite efficient at shrinking the tumor, but too often, they can't kill all the cells, and the cancer may return. With some aggressive types ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists zoom in to watch DNA code being read

Scientists have unveiled incredible images of how the DNA code is read and interpreted—revealing new detail about one of the fundamental processes of life.

Medical research

Identification of autophagy-dependent secretion machinery

A group of researchers identified a molecular machinery by which autophagy mediates secretion. These results underscore an important role of autophagy other than degradation, and will bring us to future translational research ...

Medical research

New discovery could help turn antibiotic into antimalarial drug

Melbourne researchers are making progress towards new antimalarial drugs, after revealing how an antibiotic called emetine blocks the molecular machinery that produces the proteins required for malaria parasite survival.

Oncology & Cancer

Clinical trials for cancer, one patient at a time

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers are developing a new approach to cancer clinical trials, in which therapies are designed and tested one patient at a time. The patient's tumor is "reverse engineered" ...

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