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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

Why does breast cancer often spread to the lung? Experts explain

New research shows why breast cancer often spreads or metastasizes to the lung. The breast cancer stem cell has been shown to be responsible for metastasis in animal models, particularly to the lung.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Oncology, Biology, Science

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Why alcoholism saps muscle strength

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Biology, Science

12 hrs ago | BioSpace

Startup Nabs $25 Million Series A , Forms A World-Renowned Team Of Academics And Clinicians

CRISPR Therapeutics Raises $25 Million in Series A Financing and Announces Founding Team of World-Renowned Academics and Clinicians BASEL, Switzerland-- --CRISPR Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the breakthrough gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9, has raised $25 million in a series A investment from Versant Ventures.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Versant Ventures, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

18 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Enzyme that silences DNA activity may be crucially involved in health and cancer

Understanding the action of Wip1, an enzyme that controls DNA silencing, could help explain both the development of cancer and resistance to anticancer drugs.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Cantley to speak at Wesleyan commencement

Dr. Lewis Cantley Jr. class of '71, American cell biologist and biochemist, will deliver the key-note address during West Virginia Wesleyan College's commencement ceremony, slated for 10 a.m. May 10 in the John D. Rockefeller IV Physical Education Center on the Buckhannon campus.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Virginia Wesleyan College, Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, WV

Neatorama

Nikon Small World in Motion 2013 Winners

If you love the Nikon Small World Photomicrography competitions , where scientists around the world submit their best and most intriguing micrographs, then you'll love this! The Nikon Small World in Motion Photomicrography 2014 is open for submission , and while we wait for this year's batch of super awesome entries, let's feast our eyes on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

EMBO Gold Medal 2014 awarded to Sophie Martin

EMBO today announced Sophie Martin of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, as the winner of the 2014 EMBO Gold Medal.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England

Reuters

Journey through quail embryo wins Nikon science video prize

Wells Fargo's Walter Price says analysts aren't giving Google enough credit for growth in its mobile and video businesses and says the stock holds more opportunity than rival internet giant Yahoo.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Contributions of a 'sorting nexin' protein to learning impairments in Down's syndrome

The sorting nexin SNX27 is found primarily at dendritic spines, as indicated by overlapping fluorescence with postsynaptic density protein-95 .

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Medical News Today

Discovery of cancer stem cells linked to drug resistance could impact ...

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, UC San Diego, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Lung Cancer

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

Gold Nanoparticles Help Target, Quantify Breast Cancer Gene Segments in a Living Cell

A team led by , professor of agricultural and biological engineering, used gold nanoparticles to target and bind to fragments of genetic material known as BRCA1 messenger RNA splice variants, which can indicate the presence and stage of breast cancer.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Hispanic Business

Proskauer Expands Life Sciences Practice with Noted Patent Litigator Siegmund Gutman in Los Angeles

Global law firm Proskauer announced today that Siegmund Gutman has joined the firm as a litigation partner and chair of its Life Sciences Patent practice, resident in the firm's is an accomplished patent litigator, having frequently represented clients before trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration panels.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Chemistry, Patent / Trademark Law, Law

Hispanic Business

BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods...

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Entomology

BioSpace

Source Of Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer Identified, Stanford...

Scientists Identify Source Of Most Cases Of Invasive Bladder Cancer A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Stanford University, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Medical News Today

Non-stem cells may naturally replace lost stem cells; findings have...

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Related Topix: Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Malfunction in molecular 'proofreader' prevents repair of UV-induced DNA damage

Malfunctions in the molecular "proofreading" machinery, which repairs structural errors in DNA caused by ultraviolet light damage, help explain why people who have the disease xeroderma pigmentosum are at an extremely high risk for developing skin cancer, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University ... (more)

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health, University of Pittsburgh, Oncology, Biology, Science, UC San Diego

Stanford

Cellular culprit identified for invasive bladder cancer, according to Stanford study

Invasive bladder cancer is a grim disease that is expensive to treat and requires ongoing monitoring due to its high probability of recurrence.

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Related Topix: bladder cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Medicine, Urology, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

Medical Daily

Cancer Stem Cells Responsible For Disease's Resistance To Drugs, Enhanced Tumor Growth

New research shows that a biomarker occurring on the surface of tumors may promote the proliferation and resilience of cancerous tissue, providing a new clue as to how some cancers become resistant to drugs during treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Biology, Science, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, UC San Diego

Science Daily

Why alcoholism saps muscle strength

Researchers have found a common link between muscle weakness in alcoholics and mitochondrial disease: mitochondria that are unable to self-repair.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Biology, Science, Thomas Jefferson University

PR-inside.com

Stem Cell Markets - new market research report published

A stem cell is an extraordinary type of cell that has the ability to self-renew for long periods of time and to differentiate into specialized cells under appropriate physiological or experimental conditions.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

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