The Nutshell

» NIH, ecology and cancer

Daily News Roundup

Most Recent

image: Immunotherapy More Effective in Men: Study

Immunotherapy More Effective in Men: Study

By Kerry Grens | May 18, 2018

Women with metastatic cancer who were treated with a checkpoint inhibitor had a smaller benefit than did men.

0 Comments

Bigger, older mothers produce disproportionately more eggs than their smaller counterparts do.

0 Comments

Sequencing of a single gene can spot patients with a dangerous form of mycosis fungoides better than other prognostic tests.  

0 Comments

If left unchecked, greenhouse gas emissions will drive ocean temperatures up, affecting wildlife in these regions.

0 Comments

Under a new policy, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will provide fewer grants to labs receiving more than $1 million in funds.

0 Comments

The agency says it has taken various steps to ensure the privacy of participants’ data. 

0 Comments

image: Salk Institute Suspends Cancer Scientist Inder Verma

Salk Institute Suspends Cancer Scientist Inder Verma

By Ashley Yeager | April 23, 2018

The prominent researcher has been put on administrative leave pending an investigation into unspecified allegations.

3 Comments

The announcement comes after an agency working group recommends against an industry partnership on ethical grounds.

0 Comments

image: Mitochondrial DNA Plays a Role in Metastasis

Mitochondrial DNA Plays a Role in Metastasis

By Kerry Grens | April 18, 2018

Experiments in mice show that mitochondria, both within the tumor and beyond, can make the difference between promoting or inhibiting cancer spread.

1 Comment

image: How Kidney Cancer Evolves

How Kidney Cancer Evolves

By Jim Daley | April 18, 2018

Renal cell carcinoma tumors have three different evolutionary fates, each associated with specific clinical outcomes.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
  2. Could a Dose of Sunshine Make You Smarter?
  3. Sweden Cancels Agreement With Elsevier Over Open Access
  4. Researchers Develop a Drug Against the Common Cold