Archive: 06/30/2010

Melanoma-initiating cell identified

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a cancer-initiating cell in human melanomas. The finding is significant because the existence of such a cell in the aggressive skin cancer has been ...

Jun 30, 2010 5 / 5 (9) 0 | with audio podcast

Little E/Z changes make a big difference

The coming of summer brings promise for humans and insects alike. The farmer planted maize for a bountiful harvest, but the European Corn Borer (ECB) is looking for a good meal right away. The caterpillars ...

Jun 30, 2010 not rated yet 0 | with audio podcast

Alex Stirs Up the Gulf

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tropical Storm Alex, soon to be a hurricane, churns its way through the western half of the Gulf of Mexico in this NASA infrared image taken Tuesday afternoon, June 29.

Jun 30, 2010 not rated yet 0