Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 26, 1997
Catalogs Can Increase Bottom Line By 50%, Reduce Risk, Say Authors Of Operations Research Study
BALTIMORE - Faced with the perils of misjudging what the public will purchase, catalogs can increase net cash by as much as 50% by perfecting a strategy for reducing risk, according to an article in a journal published by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

MIT Biologists Identify Aging Mechanism
MIT biologists have identified a mechanism of aging in yeast cells that suggests researchers may one day be able to intervene in, and possibly inhibit, the aging process in certain human cells.

New Molecular Switch Is The Key That Unlocks DNA Repair
When mismatch repair genes go awry, the result may be colon cancer.
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