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Researchers have identified a key protein that makes melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, more aggressive and allows cancer cells to migrat… More...

Picture of a self-establishing community (SeMeCo), Licence CC-BY, Campbell et al.

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute have uncovered how, when young and old cells co-operate and exchange resources, this increases the lifespan … More...

This model could help uncover why some people are born without a clearly identifiable sex at birth, as well as the development of future fertility tre… More...

An international consortium of researchers has come together to better understand why COVID-19 was milder in some parts of the world. More...

Crick scientists in collab with Artios have identified how an enzyme involved in DNA repair (POLQ) becomes vital to the survival of certain cancers in… More...

Mouse neuron grown on coverslips. The dots of colour are individual synapses.

Researchers have found that deleting two genes that encode key enzyme proteins (kinases NDR1 and NDR2), impairs the health of neurons and leads to neu… More...

Dying T cells in the spleen in a murine model of systemic candidiasis (fungal sepsis).

Crick scientists have uncovered how a build-up of DNA molecules can impact the survival of people with severe COVID-19 or sepsis and have developed a … More...

Dr Sophy Charlton sampling Kendrick's Cave human remains for ancient DNA. - Tom Booth

Scientists from the Crick, Natural History Museum and University College London (UCL) have obtained the oldest human DNA from Britain thus far. More...

Millie Thackray - Microglia (green) and amyloid plaques (red) in post-mortem tissue of an AD patient

Lorena Arancibia Cárcamo of the Crick's Cellular Phase of Alzheimer's Disease Lab explains why we urgently need to increase awareness, raise funding, … More...

Lung cancer cells.

Cancer Research UK-funded scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and UCL have revealed how air pollution can cause lung cancer in people who have n… More...

Image of uninjured mice spinal cord, with ependymal cells shown in red. - Bruno Frederico

Crick scientists have identified a group of latent stem cells that respond to injury in the CNS of mice, raising questions for potential treatments of… More...

Kevin Ng and Nikhil Faulkner

Crick researchers have shown that a specific area of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is a promising target for a pan-coronavirus vaccine. More...

Jessica Rae Peto

Geneticists and archaeologists have traced the ancestry of dogs to at least two populations of ancient wolves, brining us a step closer to answering o… More...

Gamma Delta T cells taken from the gut - Robin Dart, The Francis Crick Institute

Researchers have found that high levels of a unique type of immune cell are linked to a greater chance of remaining cancer-free after surgery for pati… More...

The yeast replicative helicase captured as it opens the DNA double helix.

Crick researchers have uncovered how the double helix structure of DNA is opened to allow DNA replication. This could lead to a better understanding o… More...

Images of the mouse olfactory bulb glomerular layer, taken using four different imaging methods.

Crick researchers have developed an imaging technique to capture information about the structure and function of brain tissue at subcellular level – a… More...

A butterfly, the symbol for lupus (due to the typical “butterfly rash”)

An international team of researchers has identified DNA mutations in a gene that senses viral RNA as a cause of the autoimmune disease lupus, paving t… More...

Scientists at the Crick have revealed harmful changes in supporting cells, called astrocytes, in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in two publicatio… More...

Researchers at the Crick, UCL, The Royal Marsden and the ICR have developed a computer model to analyse how the way in which tumours grow affects thei… More...

Nearly 100% of cancer patients with solid tumours have antibodies effective against the Delta variant after a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine, accordin… More...

Scientists at the Crick, in collaboration with University of Kent, have used gene editing technology to create female-only and male-only mice litters … More...

Dendritic cells are white blood cells that get their name from their tree-like shape.

Scientists at the Crick have found how the immune system triggers an 'emergency' dendritic cell response during infection. More...

Image showing a cross-section through a mouse gut showing enteric glia cells (red) and the parasite

Researchers at the Crick have uncovered a fundamental role of glial cells in the nervous system of the gut in maintaining a healthy intestine. More...

Researchers at the Crick and Dundee University have identified potential antivirals that could be developed into new treatments for COVID-19 or in pre… More...

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