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Science Snaps: switching T cells on – size matters

Category: Science blog June 3, 2016

After 15 years of painstaking work, a team of scientists have revealed the detailed structure of one of the molecules cont...

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Science Snaps: prioritising the gene faults behind bowel cancer

Category: Science blog September 7, 2015

Step behind the microscope and find out how this image is helping our scientists understand more about how bowel cancer de...

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Science Snaps: bridging the gap between nerve repair and cancer spread

Category: Science blog August 21, 2015

Our researchers have made an unexpected connection between the biological processes involved in nerve repair and the way s...

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Science Snaps: divide by two

Category: Science blog June 22, 2015

We home in on tiny cellular structures called 'centrosomes', exploring new research on cancer cell division with implicati...

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Science Snaps: exposing melanoma’s ‘safe haven’ to help tackle drug resistance

Category: Science blog April 13, 2015

We explore new research showing how healthy cells surrounding a melanoma may help the cancer cells become resistant to tar...

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Science Snaps: the art and science of cancer, the universe and everything

Category: Science blog March 18, 2015

A new exhibition at the Cambridge Science Festival showcases artworks inspired by the work of Cancer Research UK scientist...

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Science Snaps: Sir Henry Morris and the ‘anonymous Gentleman’

Category: Science blog January 6, 2015

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series Science Snaps

We explore the fascinating story of how an anonymous letter sparked a new approach for researching cancer in the UK.

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