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| Issue 23

Exploding chromosomes: how cancer begins

​Brain tumours are one of the most common causes of death in children – and may begin when chromosomes are torn apart during cell division.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 18

Uracil in DNA: error or signal?

Uracil is well known as one of the bases used in RNA, but why is it not used in DNA – or is it? Angéla Békési and Beáta G Vértessy investigate.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology

| Issue 8

On the trail of a cure for cancer

Joan Massagué has discovered secrets that can save lives. An expert in cell division and the spread of cancer, he is one of the 50 most quoted researchers in all scientific fields. He speaks to Sarah Sherwood about his recent work on metastasis and his hopes for a cure for cancer.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Profiles