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Stretching cells to learn more about them

A tool developed at EPFL can stretch and compress cells, mimicking what happens in the body. The aim: to study the role played by these mechanical forces in cases of cancer or lymphatic diseases.

A cell turns into a virus factory

Bunyaviruses are poorly researched, despite their diversity and importance in relation to animal and human diseases. ETH Zurich researchers led by virologist Ari Helenius have now discovered the tricks used by the Uukuniemi ...

Golden Nanotubes Detect Tumor Cells, Map Sentinel Lymph Nodes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Biomedical researchers at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock have developed a special contrast-imaging agent made of gold-coated ...