Tag Archives: Conditions

Cancer cells override body clock to survive conditions that kill normal cells

For tumours to grow and spread, cancer cells must make larger than normal amounts of nucleic acids and protein, so they can replicate themselves. Yet in both normal and cancer cells that increase their synthesis of protein, a small percent of those proteins do not fold properly. When that happens, the cell activates its unfolded protein response (UPR), which slows ... Read More »

Skin Conditions and Eczema

The term ‘eczema’ is used to refer to a group of medical conditions that causes the skin to become inflamed and irritated. The most common type of eczema that is found is atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema. Statistically it has been found that about 10% to 20% of infants and 3% of adults and children in the US are infected ... Read More »

Amazon Lumberyard Terms and Conditions Foretell a Zombie Apocalypse

With Amazon launching its AAA game engine, Lumberyard, there’s the usual dose of legal documentation, ostensibly to ensure both developers and Jeff Bezos’ company have every possibility taken care of. And while most service terms are dull, dry, and for a lack of a better term, sleep-inducing, there’s one particular sliver of information in Lumberyard’s service terms (which falls under ... Read More »