Archive: 14/05/2009

A surprise 'spark' for pre-cancerous colon polyps

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah studied the events leading to colon cancer and found that an unexpected protein serves as the "spark" that triggers formation of colon polyps, the precursors ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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The end of the line for existing stem cell research?

Time is short for scientists to respond to the call for comments on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed guidelines for the use of human embryonic stem (ES) cell lines and their eligibility for federal funds. ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Other
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Good fences make good neighbors

Our genome is a patchwork of neighborhoods that couldn't be more different: Some areas are hustling and bustling with gene activity, while others are sparsely populated and in perpetual lock-down. Breaking down just a few ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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