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Cheating death: How cancer cells escape

In a groundbreaking study, researchers including ASU’s Judith Klein-Seetharaman have identified a dual role in the intricate dance of…

ASU researchers develop DNA nanodevice for targeted cancer, disease treatment

A research team led by ASU Professor Hao Yan has developed a DNA nanodevice that can selectively target cancer cells and deliver specific…

ASU study: Mutations in critical gene may steer health outcomes in breast cancer

Despite enormous progress, breast cancer remains elusive, perplexing and, often, deadly. The disease can emerge due to a complex interplay of factors, including lifestyle, environment, aging and genetic predisposition.

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High-throughput single-cell transcriptomics of bacteria using combinatorial barcoding

Authors demonstrate microbial split-pool ligation transcriptomics, which enables high-throughput single-cell RNA sequencing of bacteria, without requiring specialized equipment.

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CCC responds to National Institute of Justice on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence

Should the courts and justice system use AI? Stephanie Forrest was among a consortium of authors responding to this question.

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Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator Receptor (uPAR) in Inflammation and Disease: A Unique Inflammatory Pathway Activator

uPAR plays a key role in regulating inflammation, involved in both normal and disease processes. Research highlights its potential as biomarker and as target for new treatments.

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Cannibalism Genes in Human Genome Evolved to Serve New Cellular Functions

It’s a cell-eat-cell world out there—and not just for single-celled organisms. Even people have something of the cannibal in their cells beyond malignancy or immune function.

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