Using CRISPR technology, researchers are tracking the lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real-time.
today • ~10 min
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MIT study sheds light on the longstanding question of why cancer cells get their energy from fermentation.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~6 min
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MIT researchers identify a molecule that could target advanced prostate cancer as well as a variety of other cancers.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Study finds that compressing cells, and crowding their contents, can coax them to grow and divide.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT researchers find blocking the expressions of the genes XPA and MK2 enhances the tumor-shrinking effects of platinum-based chemotherapies in p53-mutated cancers.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study finds “epigenomic” alterations evolve as lung tumors become more aggressive and metastasize.
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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Certain cancer therapeutics concentrate within cells — a finding that could change the way scientists think about drug design.
June 26, 2020 • ~10 min
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