WHO declare, two out of three wild poliovirus…

On the World Polio Day, WHO announces wild poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) has been eradicated worldwide. Following the eradication of smallpox and wild poliovirus type 2, this news represents a historic achievement for humanity, according…

Deciphering pancreatic cancer’s invade and evade tactics

Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade…

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…