The Geography of Immigrant Skills: Educational Profiles of Metropolitan Areas

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The Geography of Immigrant Skills: Educational Profiles of Metropolitan Areas
Matthew Hall, Audrey Singer, Gordon F. De Jong, and Deborah Roempke Graefe [full text]

A new report the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program analyzes data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey for the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas, provides a snapshot of the new geography of immigration while challenging conventional beliefs about education of immigrants in the workforce.

Autophagy as a therapeutic target in cancer

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Chen N, Karantza V. Autophagy as a therapeutic target in cancer.
Cancer Biol Ther. 2011 Jan 15;11(2):157-68. PubMed PMID: 21228626.

Autophagy (“self-eating”), a process that maintains intracellular homeostasis and prolongs cell survival through recycling of amino acids and energy, is involved in many aspects of human health and disease, including cancer. The authors summarize current knowledge on the regulation and dual function of autophagy in the origin of tumors, as well as ongoing efforts in modulating autophagy for cancer treatment and prevention.

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