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Broccoli component limits breast cancer stem cells

A compound derived from broccoli could help prevent or treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells -- the small number of cells that fuel a tumor's growth -- according to a new study from researchers at the University ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Cancer
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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 ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Neuroscience
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New meds faster

Before a new medication arrives on the market, it must be tested on animal models and in humans. In order to conduct these tests, a substantial amount of the therapeutically effective substances are needed - such as proteins ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Biotechnology
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