News tagged with biochemical signals

Researchers seek to put the squeeze on cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer researchers have been studying angiogenesis — the growth of new blood vessels — since the early 1970s, when Judah Folkman first theorized that tumors could be destroyed by cutting ...

Jun 15, 2010
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Neurons growing in line

In order to be able to understand complex organs such as the brain or the nervous system, simplified model systems are required. A group of German scientists led by the Frankfurt brain researcher Erin Schuman has successfully ...

Apr 15, 2010
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Wireless Microgrippers Grab Living Cells in 'Biopsy' Tests

(PhysOrg.com) -- In experiments that pave the way for tiny mobile surgical tools activated by heat or chemicals, Johns Hopkins researchers have invented dust-particle-size devices that can be used to grab ...

Jan 12, 2009
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