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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Infrared Tumors
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Apr 18, 2018
A camera inspired by butterfly eyes allows surgeons to see cancer cells during surgery.
Of Mice and Metastasis
Amanda B. Keener | Mar 31, 2018
Tools for studying how cancer spreads
Image of the Day: Morphing Cells
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 27, 2018
By removing a single gene, researchers change the developmental fate of tumor cells in mice.
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.
Next Generation: Synthetic Phospholipids Track Cancer
Ruth Williams | Jun 11, 2014
Scientists generate tumor-targeting molecules that can be used for imaging and treatment.
Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move
Nicholette Zeliadt | Mar 31, 2014
Three approaches for isolating and characterizing rare tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream
Next Generation: Seeing Brain Tumors
Jef Akst | Feb 27, 2014
A new camera system supports the visualization of gliomas stained with Tumor Paint, a chlorotoxin-based imaging agent that’s currently in clinical trials.
Eyes on Cancer
Amber Dance | Mar 31, 2012
Techniques for watching tumors do their thing
Communication helps target tumors
Jessica P. Johnson | Jun 20, 2011
Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.