New Findings, New Hope

Doctors at NZ’s Liggins Institute have made a crucial breakthrough in the study of breast cancer. Researchers have discovered a growth hormone in breast cancer cells which determines how quickly the cancer spreads. “We have found a switch which determines whether the breast cancer cells stays where it’s made or can spread throughout the body,” says Institute Director Professor Peter Gluckman. “We are using this research to design some new therapies which we think will be even more effective.”


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Maps Reveal New Details About Zealandia

Maps Reveal New Details About Zealandia

New Zealand’s research institute GNS Science has published two maps revealing new research about the underwater continent Zealandia, where dinosaurs once roamed – and is allowing the public to virtually explore…