Image of the Day: Patient-Derived Organoids
Image of the Day: Patient-Derived Organoids
Three-dimensional tissue cultures grown from cancer patients’ own tumors can predict responses to the drug irinotecan.
Image of the Day: Patient-Derived Organoids
Image of the Day: Patient-Derived Organoids

Three-dimensional tissue cultures grown from cancer patients’ own tumors can predict responses to the drug irinotecan.

Three-dimensional tissue cultures grown from cancer patients’ own tumors can predict responses to the drug irinotecan.

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Infographic: How NETs Work
Infographic: How NETs Work
Borko Amulic, Gabriel Sollberger | Oct 1, 2019
While neutrophil extracellular traps help guard the body from infection, they also can contribute to a range of diseases.
RayBiotech: Cancer Arrays
RayBiotech: Cancer Arrays
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 25, 2019
What does it take to understand cancer? And how do you probe the molecular landscape of your experimental model?
Aggressive Cancers Feed Off the Brain’s Nerves
Aggressive Cancers Feed Off the Brain’s Nerves
Emily Makowski | Sep 20, 2019
Three studies show that tumor cells can behave like neurons.
State Marijuana Legalization Aids Research Very Little
State Marijuana Legalization Aids Research Very Little
Ashley Yeager | Sep 20, 2019
Recent federal announcements serve as reminders that in the US policy continues to outpace science when it comes to cannabis.
Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins
Cancer Drugs in Development May Be Targeting Wrong Proteins
Shawna Williams | Sep 12, 2019
A study of 11 drugs now in clinical trials suggests they do kill cancer cells—but through a different mechanism than indicated in previous research.
Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer
Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer
Chia-Yi Hou | Sep 1, 2019
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher is developing cancer therapeutics based on how the physical structure of DNA contributes to the disease.
Image of the Day: Tamed Gut Bacteria
Image of the Day: Tamed Gut Bacteria
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 8, 2019
Curbing the growth of harmful bacteria in mouse microbiomes reduces the animals’ incidence of inflammation-related colorectal cancer.
Virologist Keerti Shah Dies
Virologist Keerti Shah Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2019
The Johns Hopkins University researcher’s work helped solidify the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer, leading to the approval of the HPV vaccine in 2006.
Image of the Day: Right on Target
Image of the Day: Right on Target
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 23, 2019
An injectable biomaterial calls cancer drugs to tumor sites in mice.