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Science Snaps: peering inside an expanding lymph node

Category: Science Blog October 22, 2014

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Science Snaps

Our scientists have shown for the first time how lymph nodes swell during infection, producing some striking images along the way.

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Biotherapeutics – a new funding scheme for research

Category: Science Blog October 21, 2014

Our latest funding scheme focuses on the emerging field of biotherapeutics – smarter cancer treatments based on cells and biological molecules.

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Keeping cancer on the political agenda – this year’s Party Conferences

Category: Science Blog October 20, 2014

We look back on this year’s Party Conferences, highlighting our work to keep cancer on the political agenda ahead of the next General Election.

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News digest – melanoma ‘breadcrumb trail, blood cell treatment, fashion and more

Category: Science Blog October 18, 2014

A melanoma ‘breadcrumb’ trail helps the disease spread, promising experimental blood cell treatment, plus what happens when science and fashion combine?

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Producing new blood cells – why reading the recipe matters

Category: Science Blog October 16, 2014

From Bake Off to the immune system – we explore exciting new research that shows why following the genetic recipe is crucial for producing normal blood cells.

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A chemical ‘breadcrumb trail’ helps melanoma spread

Category: Science Blog October 14, 2014

Our scientists have found that melanoma cells follow the ‘trail’ of a naturally-occurring molecule in the body, encouraging them to spread.

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News digest – lung cancer evolution, Nobel Prizes, green tea and more

Category: Science Blog October 11, 2014

New research showing lung cancer may lie dormant for 20 years, this year’s crop of Nobel Prizes, and can green tea fight cancer?

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