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Science Snaps: leukaemia cells are born to run

Category: Science blog October 20, 2016

For this edition of Science Snaps we peer inside some bones, investigating how leukaemia cells get around and dodge treatm...

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Science Snaps: how knowing the shape of cancer cells could improve treatments

Category: Science blog October 19, 2016

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Science Snaps

We step behind the microscope to look at research into shape-shifting cancer cells that’s funded by Stand Up To Cancer.

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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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