Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer
Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer
A small study finds that the tiny extracellular vesicles from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma have RNA content distinct from patients with cirrhosis only.
Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer
Exosomes from Blood Carry RNA Signatures of Liver Cancer

A small study finds that the tiny extracellular vesicles from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma have RNA content distinct from patients with cirrhosis only.

A small study finds that the tiny extracellular vesicles from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma have RNA content distinct from patients with cirrhosis only.

genetics & genomics
Image of the Day: High Contrast
Image of the Day: High Contrast
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 2, 2019
Of the Hemiptera bugs, milkweed-chomping Oncopeltus fasciatus have hung onto more smell and taste receptors than their liquid-guzzling relatives.
Q&A: A 10,000-Genome Milestone for Shared Pediatric Cancer Data  
Q&A: A 10,000-Genome Milestone for Shared Pediatric Cancer Data  
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Computational biologist Jinghui Zhang of St. Jude realized scientists could work more efficiently with tools and genomic data shared on the cloud.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Stray Germ Cells May Seed Female-Biased Cancerous Cysts
Stray Germ Cells May Seed Female-Biased Cancerous Cysts
Ashley Yeager | Apr 1, 2019
Similarities in gene expression hint at the origin of a certain type of pancreatic tumor that predominantly afflicts women.
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2019
The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.
Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Researchers found that allegedly noncoding genetic material carries the instructions for many peptides that may help harness the immune system to fight cancer.
Contributors
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2019 issue of The Scientist.
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at diverse roles in health and disease.