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Cooked tomatoes intercept cancer growth

A nutrient in cooked tomatoes has been shown in laboratory studies to slow the growth of or even kill prostate cancer cells



Growth of large crystals for field-portable gamma ray spectrometers

Elimination of external vibrations plays a key role in maintaining a stable growth process and maximising the total volume yield of very large crystals. Jim McMahon reports



Future growth areas for drug delivery device industry

Report identifies opportunities and threats faced as markets change radically over the next 10 years



Expanding patient pool ensures stable growth for European Cardiac Patient Monitoring Market

Advanced applications to drive market revenues to $583.6m by 2016, says Frost & Sullivan



Rapid growth for the insulin delivery devices

Urgent need for effective solutions as diabetic population swells by nearly seven million annually



Reproducible undifferentiated growth of pluripotent stem cells

Feeder cells remain the most traditional and popular method of maintain stable undifferentiated growth of the pluripotent stem cells



Natural flavours are key for ingredients growth

The Chinese monk fruit, low-sodium salt, natural flavours for coffees and new flours are among the latest novel ingredients to grace the marketplace



ICSE reflects pharma outsourcing growth

ICSE, in association with co-located events, is expected to draw over 25,000 attendees



Fungi aid plants growth

By tinkering with a type of fungus that lives in association with plant roots, researchers have found a way to increase the growth of rice by an impressive margin.



Imaging of blood vessel growth in tumors

Accurate detection and quantification of blood vessel growth using nonsurgical methods would greatly complement current therapies and allow physicians to quickly assess treatment regimens and adjust them as necessary.



Rapid growth, fewer offspring

Biologists working on guppies report that rapid growth responses to increased food availability after a period of growth restriction early in life have repercussions in adulthood.



Polyphenols halt prostate cancer growth

In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth.



New shortcut to cell growth

An international team of researchers have found a new way by which nerve cells relay information that tell them to grow from millimetres to meters in length.



'Junk DNA' drives cancer growth

Recent studies have identified how 'junk' DNA promotes the growth of cancer cells in patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma.



Soaring growth of healthy and nutritional bars

The market for healthy & nutritional bars is soaring, despite the economic recession. In the leading UK market, retailers own only 8% of the category.



Growth factor promotes stem cell growth

Scientists have identified a new growth factor that stimulates the expansion and regeneration of hematopoietic stem cells in culture and in laboratory animals.



Brain tumour growth switch discovered

A recent study shows that a molecule called miR-451 coordinates the grow-or-go behaviour of tumour cells, and that the change is accompanied by slower cell proliferation and an increase in cell migration.



Papaya extract thwarts growth of cancer cells

The humble papaya is gaining credibility in Western medicine for anticancer powers that folk cultures have recognised for generations.



Growth orientation in plants

Researchers have exposed the turf wars between two groups of antagonistic genetic master switches that set up a plant's polar axis with a root on one end and a shoot on the other.



Growth factor key to cleft palate

During their investigation of one of these genes, researchers were surprised to find that cleft palate occurs both when the gene is more active and when it is less active than normal.



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