Archive: 06/12/2008

Primary tumors can drive the growth of distant cancers

Primary tumors can encourage the growth of stray cancer cells lurking elsewhere in the body that otherwise may not have amounted to much, according to a new study in the June 13 issue of the journal Cell. As people age, m ...

Jun 12, 2008
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Medical research on ice

New medical equipment recently delivered to the Antarctic station Concordia will help understand how our bodies physically adapt to this extreme environment - knowledge which could help prepare for a future ...

Jun 12, 2008
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Centromeres cross over, a lot

Recombination at centromeres is higher than anywhere else on the chromosome, even though methyltransferases do their best to prevent it, say Jaco et al., as published in the June 16 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology.

Jun 12, 2008
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Carbon Nanotubes as a Single-Photon Source

Carbon nanotubes, as true multi-purpose materials, have potential applications in everything from electrical circuits and drug delivery to golf clubs and space elevators. Recently, physicists have investigated ...

Jun 12, 2008 feature
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