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Extracting Exosomes to Detect Signs of Cancer in Urine
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2018
A new device uses anchored nanowires to capture extracellular vesicles from pee for microRNA analysis.
Infographic: Capturing Exosomes From Fluids
Ruth Williams | Mar 31, 2018
A microfluidic device collects microRNAs for analysis.
Researchers Identify Obesity-Diabetes Link
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
Exosomes produced by macrophages in fatty tissue influence insulin sensitivity in distant cell types, a study finds.
Shooting for the Moon
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 1, 2016
Defeating cancer is many times more difficult than planting a flag on our lunar satellite.
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Exosomes are emerging as key players in metastasis.
Ruth Williams | Oct 22, 2015
Parasite-derived exosomes boost
infection in mice.
Toward Blood-based Cancer Detection
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 7, 2015
Circulating tumor cells, exosomes, and DNA can improve the diagnosis of many cancers. But are liquid biopsies ready for prime time?
Tumor Exosomes Make microRNAs
Kerry Grens | Oct 27, 2014
Cellular blebs shed by tumor cells can process short stretches of RNA that go on to induce tumor formation in neighboring cells.
Anatomy of a Virus
Molly Sharlach | Sep 16, 2014
A mass spectrometry-based analysis of influenza virions provides a detailed view of their composition.
Nicholette Zeliadt | Sep 1, 2014
Recent developments in cell transfection and molecular delivery technologies