Body scent is thought to be an important biological cue that helps us attracts a suitable partner. But is odour-based mate preference stable and consistent over time?
Deletion of a single gene involved in sensing smells can prevent mice from detecting and avoiding predators, according to a study published in the scientific journal Nature.
More and more targeted cancer therapies, which block cancer growth and spread by interfering with specific molecules involved in tumor growth and progression, are being studied in trials. One of them is Nutlin-3 that targets p53, a key protein involves in programmed cell-death.