Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 09, 2000
Mechanism found behind drug-free acceptance of transplants
Scientists at Ohio State University may have discovered how a few rare organ transplant recipients manage to prevent their bodies from rejecting their new organs without the help of drugs.

Patented technique makes for toughter heat-resistant plastics
Tough, heat-resistant plastics may soon find their way into car and airplane engines as a result of research at Ohio State University.

New dental anesthetic promises better pain control for patients
An OSU researcher has patented a dental anesthetic formula. The composition is a mix of a local anesthetic agent and a sugar alcohol.
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