Archive: 10/12/2010

New clues on how cancer spreads

Researchers have dramatically advanced medicine's understanding of how cancer migrates, showing that cancer cells are accompanied by growth-enabling stromal cells when they travel in the bloodstream to new sites in the body.

Oct 12, 2010
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So that's why we're allergic to sun creams

What happens to sunscreens when they are exposed to sunlight? And how is the skin affected by the degradation products that form? This has been the subject of research at the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University ...

Oct 12, 2010
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Voracious comb jellyfish 'invisible' to prey

Despite its primitive structure, the North American comb jellyfish can sneak up on its prey like a high-tech stealth submarine, making it a successful predator. Researchers, including one from the University ...

Oct 12, 2010
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'Teenage'-galaxies booming with star births

Scientists from the Niels Bohr Institute have been studying distant galaxies, which are among the most active star-forming galaxies in the Universe. They form around 1,000 new stars a year – a 1,000 times ...

Oct 12, 2010
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