Physicists reveal random nature of metastasis

Physicists reveal random nature of metastasis

18 July 2014

The spreading of a cancerous tumour from one part of the body to another may occur through pure chance instead of key genetic mutations, a new study has shown

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St Andrews host CAPS 2014
This year, the University of St Andrews played host to the annual Institute of Physics Conference of Astronomy and Physics Students (CAPS). On 19 June, undergraduate and postgraduate students from 20 different universities all over the UK descended on the small seaside town on the coast of Fife.

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