Role of TGF-β/SOX9 axis in carcinogenesis using 3D in vitro and in vivo models

Oral malignancies represent the seventh-most common cancer worldwide. Many diagnosed patients relapse, despite radical resection of the primary oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) lesion. Therefore, understanding the local invasion mechanism is warranted in developing more effective therapeutic approaches, and identifying markers that predict poor prognosis. Cancer tissues, containing neoplastic parenchymal cells and stromal components, are […]

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TSMC promises performance and power efficiency gains with its new 5nm ‘N4P’ process

This week TSMC announced another five-nanometer process, N4P. The company claims N4P will offer a number of improvements over its previous 5nm nodes in terms of both performance and power efficiency. We may start seeing the first N4P products in the second half of 2022. On Tuesday, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced its N4P […]

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Increased consumption of whole grains could significantly reduce the economic impact of type 2 diabetes

Increased consumption of whole grain foods could significantly reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes and the costs associated with its treatment in Finland, according to a recent study by the University of Eastern Finland and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. The findings were published in Nutrients. “Our study shows that already one […]

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BlackRock creates biggest climate exchange-traded fund range

Asset manager BlackRock (BLK.N) said on Tuesday it had created the largest range of climate-aligned exchange-traded equity funds (EFT) after agreeing to tighter rules to govern six existing funds with $9 billion in assets. Following consultations with BlackRock, the MSCI indexes that underpin BlackRock’s iShares ESG Enhanced UCITS ETF range will follow the European Union’s […]

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FCC revokes China Telecom’s authority to operate in the US, cites national security concerns

The US government’s fears regarding potential Chinese surveillance have grown rapidly over the past few years, with both the Trump and Biden administrations taking action to combat this perceived threat. Indeed, today, Biden’s Federal Communications Commission has formally banned China Telecom (a provider of cloud, internet, and mobile connectivity services) from operating in the US. […]

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