Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 26, 1997
Molecular Imposter Rebuts Long
Ever since Watson and Crick first cracked the structure of DNA in 1953, biochemists have speculated that hydrogen bonding between DNA's four bases plays a key role in the amazing accuracy of this genetic blueprint.

Tracer Licenses ORNL Technology That Could Take Bite Out Of Crime
New York's Tracer Detection Technology Corp. has licensed an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology expected to play a role in counter-terrorism and anti-narcotics efforts

New Protein Proves Effective Against Kaposi's Sarcoma
Laboratory tests recently revealed that a new, genetically engineered toxic protein is effective against Kaposi's sarcoma, the most common malignant complication of the AIDS virus, according to an advances in brief report in February's Clinical Cancer Research.

Inhaled Treatment Effective For Hypoxic Respiratory Failure
Treatment with inhaled nitric oxide is an effective therapy for hypoxic respiratory failure in term and near-term infants, according to the lead article in the February 27, 1997 New England Journal of Medicine.
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