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    How can vaccines generate stronger, faster and more effective immune responses to protect against new infections and certain types of cancer? Enter into the IrsiCaixa lab and discover what VLPs are, how they are produced and how they work.

Until now, treatment for colorectal cancer was aimed at treating all the cells in a tumor in the same way. Researchers at the Colorectal Cancer Laboratory of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Barcelona are developing a technology to identify some stemcells and their genes in a colon tumor, that are to be responsible for metastases.

How would you like to enter this virtual laboratory and carry out a biopsy on skin tissue using the right surgical materials? Afterwards you'll be able to check if the tissue is cancerous. You'll discover all about the different treatments for melanoma and the characteristics of suspicious moles.