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A new microscopy program requires no fluorescent markers to identify cell type, nuclei, and other characteristics.


Treating mice with anti-inflammatory drugs following surgery reduced the size of tumors.

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This is the first time the precise brain cells and their connections controlling a complex behavior have been worked out. 


Authors of a new study suggest that 520-million-year-old structures, previously identified as the brains of ancient arthropods, are instead preserved microbial biofilms.


image: Image of the Day: Tumor Organoids

Image of the Day: Tumor Organoids

By The Scientist Staff | April 11, 2018

Miniature versions of bladder cancers could help physicians identify personalized treatment options for patients.


A proposed definition of the disease emphasizes signs of neurodegeneration and the presence of β-amyloid and tau, rather than cognitive symptoms.


image: Human Cancer Drugs May Be Effective in Tasmanian Devils

Human Cancer Drugs May Be Effective in Tasmanian Devils

By Shawna Williams | April 9, 2018

A new study reveals similarities between the transmissible cancers that infect the endangered marsupials, and hints at ways to treat them.


image: Robert Baker, Bat Biologist, Dies

Robert Baker, Bat Biologist, Dies

By Diana Kwon | April 5, 2018

The Texas Tech University professor also investigated the effects of the Chernobyl disaster on surrounding wildlife.


Researchers identified thousands of immature neurons in the brain region, countering a recent result showing little, if any, signs of neurogenesis.

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In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers find more than 850 rare, heritable genetic alterations that can predispose humans to cancer.

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