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Image of the Day: Van Gogh Microscopy
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 10, 2018
Scientists identify the cells that give rise to the soft tissue cancer rhabdomyosarcoma.
Skin “Remembers” Wounds, Heals Faster the Second Time Around
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2018
After an initial wounding, genes needed for repair remain ready for action.
Image of the Day: Stretchy Chicken Skin
Staff | Aug 25, 2017
In a developing chicken embryo, skin cells pull on each other, forming multicellular mounds that eventually turn into properly-spaced feathers.
Fred Adler | Feb 1, 2013
Some of these insidious viruses expertly subvert the host immune system, allowing their unhindered proliferation.
Enter the Third Dimension
Amber Dance | Sep 1, 2012
Cell culture goes 3-D with devices that better mimic in vivo conditions.
Skin Cells Cause Cancer?
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 6, 2012
Certain skin-residing immune cells may—under specific conditions—play a direct role in initiating skin cancer after exposure to environmental toxins.