Science news: Aug 2017

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Chemo-boosting drug discovered for leukemia

Drugs developed to treat heart and blood vessel problems could be used in combination with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of adult leukemia.
31 August 2017

New technique overcomes genetic cause of infertility

Scientists have created healthy offspring from genetically infertile male mice, offering a potential new approach to tackling a common genetic cause of human infertility.
17 August 2017

A microscope within a microscope

Lucy Collinson leads the Electron Microscopy Science Technology Platform at the Francis Crick Institute. The platform provides expertise in imaging the structures of molecules, cells and tissues at high resolution.
14 August 2017

Partnering with industry to fight malaria

Edgar Deu is looking for new ways to develop antimalarial drugs and to overcome drug resistance among the parasites that cause malaria.
14 August 2017

Putting the brakes on immortal cancer cells

Working with chemists at AstraZeneca, Paola Scaffidi is looking for new drugs to stop cancer cell growth
14 August 2017

New approach makes it easier to find novel drugs

Scientists have created a new way of screening compounds that is more sensitive than existing methods, opening up the possibility of finding new drugs for many diseases.
07 August 2017