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New biomarker highly promising for predicting breast cancer outcomes.

A protein named p66ShcA shows promise as a biomarker to identify breast cancers with poor prognoses, according to research published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Biology… 485 more words


Mapping Metastasis: Scientists Discover how Cancer Cells Colonize Distant Organs

How does cancer spread? How does it traverse from one organ to the next—often undetected—until it has colonized the far reaches of the human body? And more importantly, how can researchers stop this from happening? 615 more words


Blogging Bad (Fashion)

If you’re familiar with AMC’s drama Breaking Bad, you may have heard about a Columbian remake called Metastasis. The program began airing in  337 more words

Fashion & Beauty

Snapshots of Life: Wild Outcome from Knocking Out Mobility Proteins

When biologists disabled proteins critical for cell movement, the result was dramatic. The membrane, normally a smooth surface enveloping the cell, erupted in spiky projections. This image, which is part of the… 346 more words


Study maps tumours' need for sugar for mobility.

Cancer cells are gluttons. Researchers have long known that they monopolize large amounts of sugar. More recently, it became clear that some tumour cells are also characterized by a series of features such as mobility or unlikeliness to join in an ordered set. 448 more words


Summer tv show

This summer I’m watching Metastasis, which is the Columbian remake of Breaking Bad. OMG is it so good! As it turns out, I don’t speak a lick of Spanish, so I have the English subtitles turned on — like the professional drug lord tv show addict I am. 9 more words


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I have been reading through my previous posts looking to find a way to talk about things I don’t want to talk about (yes, it should sound like I’m 4). 1,060 more words