CAR-T Therapy uses a person’s own cells to destroy the cancer cells in their body.

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Most cells in your body have specific functions. Others can become different cell types. This second category of cells might hold important clues for cancer researchers.

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From highlighters to reflective road signs, fluorescence is all around you. But some of the most exciting uses of fluorescence are in medicine and biomedical research.

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Scientists can use 3D tissue cultures to study cancer cells - and learn how to stop them.

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From sunburns to skin cancer, there are many ways the sun’s rays can hurt you. Understanding how sunscreen works can help you protect yourself properly.

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Eventually, everybody dies. But that doesn’t mean that scientists shouldn’t work to help people live the longest, most enjoyable life possible.

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In September 2016, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided to ban antibacterial soaps. But some organizations, like the American Cleaning Institute, are against the ban.

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A symposium for students in Grades 11-12, organized by the Let’s Talk Science Outreach site at the University of Windsor.

This event takes place on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

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We all know someone who has been affected by cancer. What causes cancer? Is it getting more common? When did we first diagnose cancer in humans? What can we do to prevent cancer? (6:02 min.)

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Marc Fiume, one of our DNA Day experts, answers the question, “How would precision medicine improve upon existing treatments of diseases such as cancer?”

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Robin Bulleri tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose DNA led to countless cures, patents, and discoveries. (4:26 min.)

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Cancer is an ancient disease that has affected humans for millennia. But it’s only in the past century or so that cancer has become common in Canada and the rest of the Western world.

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CurioCity resources which align with Yukon's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on DNA and Cells.

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CurioCity resources which align with British Columbia's Anatomy and Physiology 12 Curriculum Content area on DNA and Cells.

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You may already know that too much alcohol can eventually destroy your liver. But alcohol can also affect another important organ: the pancreas.

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