A protein that makes skin cancer cells more…

Squamous cell carcinoma is a common type of skin cancer, usually affecting skin that is exposed to the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun. A research team led by dermatologist Teruki Yanagi and Professor Shigetsugu…

Making medicine from crop waste

Researchers have identified a one-step process to easily convert a plant-based sugar into a chemical compound, which can then be used to manufacture other substances, including a natural pharmaceutical used to treat conditions such as…

Kidney cancer’s developmental source revealed

In the first experiment of its kind, scientists have revealed the precise identity of cancer cells of the most common childhood and adult kidney cancers. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Cambridge,…

Transport Protein Study May Lead to New Therapies…

Scientists at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) report that they have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the way for new, improved drugs to…