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Signaling from neighboring cells provides power boost within axons
Nerve cells (neurons) send signals throughout the brain and the body along long processes called axons; these communicatio...
Looking beyond DNA to see cancer with new clarity
Researchers have mapped out how hundreds of mutations involved in two types of cancer affect the activity of proteins that...
Most cases of never-smokers’ lung cancer treatable with mutation-targeting drugs
Despite smoking's well-known role in causing lung cancer, a significant number of patients who develop lung tumors have ne...
Scientists discover 14 genes that cause obesity
The discovery of genes that directly cause obesity could pave the way for treatments for a condition that affects more tha...
Powerful technique details brain tumors’ formidable resiliency
A team led by researchers  has profiled in unprecedented detail thousands of individual cells sampled from patients' ...
Calculating the path of cancer
Scientists are using a new mathematical tool to predict how combinations of genetic mutations cause different types of tum...
Super-enhancers: The villain fueling certain cancers
Researchers identified a small RNA molecule called miR-766-5p that reduces expression of MYC, a critical cancer-promoting ...
Boosting the cell's power house
Severe fatigue, muscle weakness, even blindness -- mitochondrial diseases have various symptoms. In fact, the majority of ...
Novel immunotherapy approach to fight melanoma
Researchers have advanced a tumor-targeting and cell penetrating antibody that can deliver payloads to stimulate an immune...