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Novel molecules to fight cancer resistance

A French-Italian team headed by researchers from CNRS and Inserm has discovered a new family of compounds that could make it possible to treat numerous cancers, particularly brain tumors and skin cancers. ...

dateFeb 28, 2012 in Biochemistry
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The Dragon clash

NGC 5907 is a spiral galaxy lying in the Dragon constellation, showing extraordinary large loops and currents of stars in its surrounding halo. According to researchers, it could have been formed through a ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Astronomy
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New light shed on chromosome fragility

Why are certain chromosome regions prone to breakages? The answer is crucial, as this fragility is involved in the development of tumors. A team from the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire ...

dateDec 26, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Heritage site under attack by flowers

The results of a study conducted by Serbian researchers, in collaboration with the Laboratoire de Dynamique, Interactions et Réactivité, are unequivocal: the Belgrade fortress is not only threatened ...

dateDec 20, 2011 in Ecology
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