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Cancer Riddle, Solved: Researchers Reveal How Cancer Cells Form Tumors

University of Iowa researchers have documented how cancerous tumors form by tracking in real time the movement of individual cells in 3-D. They report that just 5 percent of cancer cells are needed to form tumors, a ratio that heretofore had been unknown. Credit: Soll Laboratory. The team discovered that cancerous cells actively [...]

By |2016-02-01T13:57:16+11:00January 29th, 2016|Categories: Science & Research, Technology|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Horizontal Transfer of Mitochondria in Sickness and in Health

Mitochondria. Credit: Wikipedia commons Two of the most enticing ideas in cells biology have recently converged to create a paradigm shift of epic proportions. The first is that not only is it possible for mitochondria to emigrate from their host cell, they are in fact exchanged among cells much more regularly than has [...]

By |2015-08-31T09:04:24+10:00August 31st, 2015|Categories: Science & Research|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments
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