HIV & AIDS

Study reveals how HIV enters cell nucleus

Loyola University Chicago scientists have solved a mystery that has long baffled HIV researchers: How does HIV manage to enter the nucleus of immune system cells?

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify potential biomarker for cancer diagnosis

Scientists studying cancer development have known about micronuclei for some time. These erratic, small extra nuclei, which contain fragments, or whole chromosomes that were not incorporated into daughter cells after cell ...

Medical research

Scientists find clues to some inherited heart diseases

(Medical Xpress)—Cornell researchers have uncovered the basic cell biology that helps explain heart defects found in diseases known as laminopathies, a group of some 15 genetic disorders that include forms of muscular dystrophy ...