Press Releases on Research

Press releases on research comprise news on FLI's current scientific publications or relevant research results.

The small intestine is one of the most important interfaces between the environment and our body. It is responsible for nutrient absorption but also...

Cancer cachexia is a complex metabolic disease accounting for approximately one third of all cancer-related deaths worldwide. So far, there is no...

Pan-Cancer Project discovers causes of previously unexplained cancers, pinpoints cancer-causing events and zeroes in on mechanisms of development.

Fibrosis describes a pathological stiffening of organs or tissues that is caused by the increased synthesis of extracellular proteins. Fibrosis...

Stem cells are essential for homeostasis and cell renewal in organs like skin, lung or intestine. During the course of life, their function decreases...

The healthy cells immediately surrounding a tumor become more stem cell-like and support cancer growth.

Planarians are very plastic animals. Due to a high number of stem cells, planarians are able to regenerate a new individual from a tiny fragment of...

Scientists from EMBL Heidelberg have discovered that the collection of proteins in an animal cell - called the proteome - is substantially affected by...

The colorful Clownfish lives longer than 20 years in the Aquarium. Researchers of the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, Italy, in collaboration with...

Die Marmorknochenkrankheit (Osteopetrose) ist eine meist genetisch bedingte Krankheit, die durch das Fehlen oder die Unterfunktion von...