Science news: Oct 2016

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New protein marker for breast cancer

Researchers have revealed a protein marker on certain progenitor cells in breast tissue that can give rise to tumours.
31 October 2016

Scientists track down elusive DNA damage repair enzyme

Research led by the Francis Crick Institute has tracked down an elusive enzyme that is key to repairing a type of DNA damage in animals.
27 October 2016

Leukaemia cell movement gives clues to tackling treatment-resistant disease

New research is shedding light on how leukaemia cells can survive cancer treatment, suggesting new possibilities for stopping them in their tracks.
17 October 2016

Cell signalling and protein phosphorylation: a new type of ‘switch’

New research has turned the field of protein phosphorylation on its head.
14 October 2016