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Image of the Day: Triple Threat
Staff | Sep 18, 2017
Scientists use stem-like cells from patients’ aggressive, triple receptor-negative breast tumors to grow cell lines for research.
Oprah to Star in Henrietta Lacks Movie
Tanya Lewis | May 3, 2016
She will also be an executive producer on the HBO Films project, which is based on a 2010 book about the life of Henrietta Lacks.
The Great Big Clean-Up
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
From tossing out cross-contaminated cell lines to flagging genomic misnomers, a push is on to tidy up biomedical research.
Seeded by Weeds
K. John Morrow Jr. | May 1, 2015
More than 50 years after cross-contamination of cultured cell lines was recognized, the problem continues to plague the scientific community.
Next Generation: Cancer Cell Protein Profiling
Abby Olena | Jan 15, 2014
Antibody barcoding allows scientists and clinicians to analyze protein expression in small amounts of cancer tissue.
Single-Gene Knockout Collection Created
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2013
Researchers develop several thousand haploid human cell lines, each with a different gene mutant.
Cancer Gene Data Released
Chris Palmer | Jul 18, 2013
NCI has made public the largest-ever database of cancer-specific gene variations, paving the way for the development of new drugs and therapies.
Soybean Peptides Slow Some Cancer Cells
Dan Cossins | Mar 25, 2013
Researchers show that peptides isolated from certain types of soybean inhibit the growth of human colon, liver, and lung cancer cells.
Sabrina Richards | Nov 1, 2012
Enhancing data collection from emulsion PCR reactions: three case studies
Collecting Cancer Data
Hannah Waters | Mar 29, 2012
Two new cancer cell line databases bursting with genomic and drug profiling data may help researchers identify drug targets.