Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis
Infographic: Steps in Cancer Metastasis

It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

It’s now thought that in many cases, cancer cells disseminate from the primary tumor site early on and lay dormant for long periods rather than only venturing out from primary tumors at an advanced stage.

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Infographic: How Vaccines Train Innate Immunity
Infographic: How Vaccines Train Innate Immunity
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2020
A recent study elucidates some of the changes that occur in the body after inoculation with a tuberculosis vaccine.
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 25, 2019
An experiment tests whether a protein treatment can help hematopoietic stem cells recover after mice are exposed to radiation.
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Human Skeletal Stem Cell Found
Abby Olena | Sep 20, 2018
Researchers recovered the cells that give rise to bone and cartilage from fetal and adult bone marrow and also derived them from induced pluripotent stem cells.
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
High-dose vitamin C injections reverse the effects of a leukemia-promoting genetic deficiency.
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
Image of the Day: Dial M for Murder
The Scientist Staff | Aug 16, 2017
M proteins from Streptococcus bacteria selectively kill mouse macrophages and human macrophage-like cells by prompting cell death.