Inflammatory disorders

Mini-guts reveal crucial forces that shape the intestinal lining

Using miniature guts grown in a dish and 3D biophysical modeling, FMI researchers and their collaborators have uncovered the forces that give the intestinal wall its classic brushlike appearance. The findings can help to ...

Oncology & Cancer

Small number of cells could be key enablers of cancer metastasis

Just a small number of cells found in tumors can enable and recruit other types of cells nearby, allowing the cancer to spread to other parts of the body, report Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists. ...

Oncology & Cancer

LIM domain only 1: One gene, many roles in cancer

Humans have long been plagued by a myriad of deadly cancers. Parallelly, they attempted different permutations and combinations of treatments to cure the disease. Attempts involving biomolecular targets have come to the fore ...

Oncology & Cancer

Coloring tumors reveals their bad influence

Red2Onco, an innovative genetic mouse model, allows to detect the very initial steps that lead to cancer development. Red2Onco's multicolor labeling system allows to trace intestinal tumor development after the first oncogenic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How CD4+ T cells respond to SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 recovered patients

An international team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine, affiliated to the UniversitĂ  della Svizzera italiana, has deciphered the T cell responses occurring during COVID-19 infection at single-cell ...

Medical research

Online gamers take on COVID-19 analysis

Scientists have been receiving help with vital coronavirus research from an unlikely team of data analysts—players of the popular online computer game EVE Online.

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