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

Category: Science blog April 13, 2015 2 comments

This entry is part 11 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

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

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

Category: Science blog March 18, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 10 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

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

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

Category: Science blog January 6, 2015 Comments are closed

This entry is part 9 of 21 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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Science Snaps: peering inside an expanding lymph node

Category: Science blog October 22, 2014 3 comments

This entry is part 8 of 21 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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Science Snaps: what can fluorescent fish teach us about skin cancer?

Category: Science blog July 24, 2014 1 comment

This entry is part 7 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

We explore some images and video from a new study revealing how groups of melanoma cells may work together to spread around the body.

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Science Snaps: how skin cancer spreads – the round or flat of it

Category: Science blog June 25, 2014 Comments are closed

This entry is part 6 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

With an image hot off the microscope, we look at how shape-shifting melanoma cells deploy different groups of enzymes to help them spread.

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Science Snaps: designer drugs

Category: Science blog April 18, 2014 Comments are closed

This entry is part 5 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest instalment of Science Snaps we explore some science illustration and research looking at targeted cancer treatments.

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Science Snaps: why aren’t flies as big as hippos?

Category: Science blog March 13, 2014 Comments are closed

This entry is part 4 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest Science Snaps we explore how capturing microscopic images of fly eyes is helping our researchers pinpoint genetic changes linked to cancer.

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Science Snaps: a sea of cells

Category: Science blog February 21, 2014 1 comment

This entry is part 3 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

In the latest edition of Science Snaps we explore the microscopic depths of the intestine and how images are helping research into bowel cancer.

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Science Snaps: capturing the immune system and cancer

Category: Science blog December 17, 2013 1 comment

This entry is part 2 of 21 in the series Science Snaps

Science Snaps returns with another amazing image from our researchers – in this post we take a closer look at the immune system and cancer.

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