Cancer can hijack our web-slinging immune cells

Immune cells called neutrophils have an amazing weapon: they can shoot out webs of DNA to capture invaders. But if neutrophils are Spider-Man, cancer cells are the evil geniuses who figure out how to hijack our heroes’ super weapons to do more harm—in this case, help tumors metastasize, research from Mikala Egeblad’s lab demonstrates. Read more.