News tagged with chromosomal defect

Exploiting cancer cells' weaknesses

When designing new cancer drugs, biologists often target specific gene mutations found only in cancer cells, or in a subset of cancer cells. A team of MIT biologists is now taking a slightly different approach, ...

Mar 08, 2011 4.3 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

When a Twin is not a Twin

(PhysOrg.com) -- A woman in Fort Worth, Arkansas is carrying two babies that may not be twins, and which may have been conceived two and a half weeks apart. The two babies may be the result of superfetation, a rare phenomenon ...

Sep 28, 2009 4.2 / 5 (5) 1 weblog