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| Issue 23

Exploding chromosomes: how cancer begins

​Brain tumours are one of the most common causes of death in children – and may begin when chromosomes are torn apart during cell division.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 16

Can you spot a cancer mutation?

How does cancer develop, and how can geneticists tell that a cell is cancerous? This teaching activity developed by the Communication and Public Engagement team from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK, answers these and other related questions.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health