Coleen Murphy, Ph.D., HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar; professor, LSI Genomics and Molecular Biology; Richard B. Fisher Preceptor in Integrative Genomics; director, Paul F. Glenn Center for Biology of Aging Research, Princeton University
Beth Shapiro, D.Phil., professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, professor, department of ecology and evolutionary biology, and director of evolutionary genomics, UCSC Genomics Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz
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Researchers have identified a rare type of cancer cell that cannot make cholesterol, a key nutrient. By targeting this deficiency, scientists may be able to develop new strategies for treating the disease.