A new approach to modeling tumors

Researchers at EPFL and the University of Lyon have developed a device for creating cell aggregates in a fully controlled manner. Their aim is to model tumors more accurately in order to test potential new treatments. A new approach to ...

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Experiments reveal the physics of evaporation

Evaporation hasn’t been studied in detail at a molecular level, until now. New MIT research has revealed details of the process. Image courtesy of the researchers Experiments reveal the physics of evaporation Changes in pressure, more so than temperature, strongly ...

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Mouth microbes and colorectal cancer

AdobeStock Mouth microbes and colorectal cancer Chronic inflammation and periodontal disease caused by certain microbial species in the mouth — part of the oral microbiome — have been suggested to play a role in colorectal cancer development. by Leigh MacMillan ...

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Mathematics of leaves

Mathematics of leaves Unusual Japanese plant inspires recalculation of equation used to model leaf arrangement patterns Leaves can be enjoyed for their shade, autumn colors, or taste, and the arrangement of leaves on a plant is a practical way to ...

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