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Probe detects the mechanism for spreading of metastatic cancer cells

A new fluorescent sensor developed by researchers from the University of Adelaide can detect migrating cancer cells and could be used to target medication to stop metastasis in aggressive cancers. Metastasis – the uncontrolled migration of cancer cells which creates new tumours at different locations in the body – is a major cause of cancer-related… Read More »

Medical News Today: New antibacterial defense mechanism discovered in the nose

The human body has several built-in defenses that protect against illness, but some of these processes are still a mystery. Recent research reveals new insight into how the nasal airway works to protect us from bacteria. Researchers have found a new bacteria-fighting mechanism in the nose. A team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear developed and… Read More »