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…

Preventing fatal harvest of mushrooms

A study done by researchers at the University of Malaya found that including mushrooms in daily diet can help improve the health of brain as it may enhance cerebral nerve growth and significantly cut the…

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…

Leafcutter ants’ success due to more than crop…

Genetic analysis finds leafcutter ants originated in South America [caption id="attachment_15193" align="alignnone" width="800"] Leafcutter ants (Photo by By Geoff Gallice from Gainesville, FL, USA)[/caption] HOUSTON -- A complex genetic analysis has biologists re-evaluating some long-held…