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Metastatic breast cancer affects bone mineral before spreading

An interdisciplinary study led by biomedical engineering professor Claudia Fischbach-Teschl connects breast cancer metastasis to the nanocrystal structure of certain bone regions where metastasis occurs.

Sea salts bring potentially harmful mold to the table, researchers find

Sea salts inspire talk of terroir, texture and provenance. Now there’s evidence that they can also be sources of spoilage molds.

Epigenetic code plays a role in acute myeloid leukemia

Errors in the regulation of gene expression may contribute to the development of a common form of blood cancer and point to potential treatment strategies.

New study sheds light on mysterious plant compounds

Gaurav Moghe has undertaken characterization of acylsugars, a family of compounds found only in potatoes, tomatoes and peppers, that play an important role in plant self-defense.

Nanosensors measure fat in live cells

Nano-sized sensors developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center researchers can measure lipids, or fat molecules, in special compartments within live cells.

New Yorkers worried about health care costs, less about quality of care

In a recent survey of a representative sample of New York state residents, 58 percent said the high cost of health care is their biggest concern. That’s a rise of 12.6 percentage points from last year, according to a new study from the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures.

Gates grant seeds Cornell Alliance for Science $10M campaign

The Cornell Alliance for Science is launching a “$10M by 2020” campaign, seeded with a $6.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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