Medicine

Molecular tumor profiling in pediatric cancer patients has a significant impact on clinical care

Results from a molecular tumor profiling study in young patients revealed a high degree of genetic alterations potentially impacting clinical care, including clarifying diagnoses and treatment with matched, accurate cancer drugs. Report in naturopathyResearchers at the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center said that molecular profiling of solid tumors found clinically significant genetic variations …

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TB-causing bacteria can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, study says

Researchers have identified how the bacteria that causes tuberculosis (TB) can evolve rapidly in response to new environments, according to a study published today in eLife. As with other types of bacteria, Mycobacterium tuberculosis †M. tuberculosis) is able to form complex structures called biofilms, which allow bacterial cells to resist stressors such as antibiotics and …

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Study reveals accurate model for starlet sea anemone’s stinging organelle

Summer beachgoers are all too familiar with the painful reality of a jellyfish sting. But how do the stinging cells of jellyfish and their coral and sea anemone cousins ​​actually work? New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reveals an accurate operational model for the stinging organelle of the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella …

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Study reveals accurate model for starlet sea anemone’s stinging organelle

Summer beachgoers are all too familiar with the painful reality of a jellyfish sting. But how do the stinging cells of jellyfish and their coral and sea anemone cousins ​​actually work? New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reveals an accurate operational model for the stinging organelle of the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella …

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