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Harvard study finds cells recall their early development

When cells grow up, they remember their childhoods. A new study has found that adult cells keep a record of which genes were activated during their early development. Even more surprisingly, the memory is retrievable: Under certain lab conditions, cells can play the story of their development in reverse, switching on genes that were active… Read More »

Healthcare orgs boost spending on predictive analytics as they prove their worth

Use of predictive analytics among payers and providers has seen a 13 point increase, from 47 percent in 2018 to 60 percent in 2019, a new survey from the Society of Actuaries shows. WHY IT MATTERSThe report further finds that 89 percent of healthcare executives plan to use predictive analytics in the next five years,… Read More »

Like racecars and geese, cancer cells draft their way to new tumor sites

by Heidi Hall Finding gives boost to fighting through cell metabolism NASCAR has nothing on cancer cells when it comes to exploiting the power of drafting, letting someone else do the hard work of moving forward while you coast behind. Building on the relatively new discovery that metastatic cancer cells leave tumors and travel in clusters,… Read More »