Targeting MC1R in metastatic melanoma

Targeting MC1R in metastatic melanoma

In 1960, scientists described the “Philadelphia chromosome” that causes chronic myeloid leukemia, and in 2001 the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug imatinib to disable the action of this cancer-causing genetic change. It was the dawn of...
Eclipsing the Sun

Eclipsing the Sun

Reducing Skin Cancer A chorus of “Whoas!” and “Wows!” filled the classroom, as a group of wide-eyed middle-schoolers peered at the eight once-colorless beads they had strung on a pipe cleaner not long before. After smearing sunscreen on four of the beads and running...