Oncology & Cancer

Shedding new light on the origin of metastases

Before an effective treatment can be devised, researchers have to understand the specific effect of an anti-cancer substance on the cell type, or even the cell, that produces metastases in the enormous cellular heterogeneity ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Single-cell study of Ebola highlights virus's lethal maneuvers

Ebola virus is one of the world's deadliest pathogens, and scientists now report new details of how the virus alters the host immune response for its own benefit during infection. In a study published today in Cell, the researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Mini-lungs' reveal early stages of SARS-CoV-2 infection

'Mini-lungs' grown from tissue donated to Cambridge hospitals has provided a team of scientists from South Korea and the UK with important insights into how COVID-19 damages the lungs. Writing in the journal Cell Stem Cell, ...

Immunology

'Multi-omics' adds new cell to immune family tree

WEHI researchers have used powerful 'single cell multi-omics' technologies to discover a previously unknown ancestor of T and B lymphocytes, which are critical components of our immune system.

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