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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 »

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge Survive Water, Not Falls: SquareTrade Study

You can dunk Samsung’s new smartphones in water, but don’t drop them on a sidewalk, a new study finds. SquareTrade, a company that offers extended-protection plans for gadgets, said the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge still functioned after being submerged in water for 30 minutes. Audio was “permanently muffled and distorted” after the dunking, but the Samsung phones still ... Read More »

Survive on the Microscopic Level With ‘Viva Ex Vivo’ on PS4

A molecular-level explorer titled VEV: Viva Ex Vivo will release in the summer on PlayStation 4, with planned support for PSVR once it arrives. Described as a new take on “arcade-style survival gameplay”, it is the brainchild of three people who form Ohio, USA-based indie developer Truant Pixel. You assume the role of a microbiologist who is “researching biological samples ... Read More »