PCR, cell & molecular biology, microbiology
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
“Hunger Hormone” No More?
Ruth Williams | Apr 20, 2016
Ghrelin promotes fat storage not feeding, according to a study.
Branching Out
Branching Out
Ashley P. Taylor | Apr 11, 2016
Researchers create a new tree of life, largely composed of mystery bacteria.
Zooming In on an Antidepressant Target
Zooming In on an Antidepressant Target
Ruth Williams | Apr 6, 2016
Structural studies reveal how SSRI drugs bind to the human serotonin transporter.
New Epigenetic Mark Confirmed in Mammals
New Epigenetic Mark Confirmed in Mammals
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2016
Methylation on adenine bases is involved in the dampening of gene expression in mammalian cells, according to a study.
Tumor Traps
Tumor Traps
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2016
After surgery to remove a tumor, neutrophils recruited to the site spit out sticky webs of DNA that aid cancer recurrence.
Cancer's Vanguard
Cancer's Vanguard
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2016
Exosomes are emerging as key players in metastasis.
Cancerous Conduits
Cancerous Conduits
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 1, 2016
Metastatic cancer cells use nanotubes to manipulate blood vessels.
Metabolic Reprogramming
Metabolic Reprogramming
Kivanç Birsoy and David M. Sabatini | Apr 1, 2016
How cancer cells fuel their rapid growth
Under Pressure
Under Pressure
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Apr 1, 2016
The causes and consequences of physical forces in the tumor microenvironment
Immune Influence
Immune Influence
Kate Yandell | Apr 1, 2016
In recent years, research has demonstrated that microbes living in and on the mammalian body can affect cancer risk, as well as responses to cancer treatment.