Tumor Paint: the Art of Science

Cancer cells and healthy cells differ
in important ways. Cancer cells are
characterized by uncontrolled growth; they
do not respond to signals from other cells
and they do not necessarily stay in their
place of origin. This is what makes cancer
so difficult to treat. Read more


The world is full of people who discover things — big things, little things, mysterious things. While the rest of us eat breakfast or go to class or IM, scientists do science.

Teams of people may work for months or years to advance a piece of knowledge; they depend on the people who came before; they help the people who come later.

What A Year! highlights a breakthrough each month and gives some information about the people behind it. You can learn what's going on in your scientific back yard, and to dig a lot deeper if you want.

Have a great year!

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Award Letter "What A Year!" receives a 2008 Will Solemine Award for Excellence in Biomedical Communication and the Neil Duane Award for Distinction in Biomedical Communication.

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