Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 29, 1998
Predicting Cancer Therapy Success Rates For Patients, Before Treatment
Researchers are a step closer to predicting how well antiestrogen therapies, such as Tamoxifen, will treat cancer in individual patients thanks to new radiotracer chemicals developed at Washington University Medical School in St.

Small-Scale Fires Key To Understanding Forest Structure
For 94 years, forest caretakers have restricted Mother Nature by suppressing forest fires.

Is Ritalin As Effective--And As Harmless--As It Could Be?
Ritalin, the treatment of choice for an estimated 2 million or more children suffering from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, could be more effective and cause fewer side-effects if it were administered as a single compound rather than as a mixture, say chemists at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
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