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The Crick hosts the London Evening Standard’s 1000 event

The London Evening Standard chose the Francis Crick Institute as the venue to unveil its annual list of the 1000 most influential people in London this evening.
16 October 2014

Protein that protects against cell suicide during normal development could inspire new cancer target

A protein called Schnurri that protects some epithelial cells against cell suicide in fruit flies is also found in humans, with implications for diseases that are caused by a failure to eliminate defective cells.
09 October 2014

Researchers reveal lung cancer can stay hidden for over 20 years

Lung cancers can lie dormant for over 20 years before suddenly turning into an aggressive form of the disease.
09 October 2014

Rising star of art world commissioned by the Crick to create stunning public sculpture

Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute, has announced today that the London artist Conrad Shawcross has been commissioned to create a stunning piece of public art for the institute.
06 October 2014

First pictures of BRCA2 protein show how it works to repair DNA

Researchers have, for the first time, taken pictures of the protein produced by the BRCA2 gene, in which mutations are known to increase breast cancer risk.
05 October 2014