Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 14, 2002
Energy blocker may be potential liver cancer treatment
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers has identified and successfully tested in animals a potential new treatment for liver cancer, a disease for which there are few effective treatments.

Making sense of Marfan syndrome
In the July 15 issue of Genes & Development, Drs.

Scientists discover chromatin-modifying enzyme crucial for normal development
Over the past few years, covalent modifications of histone tails have emerged as an important mechanism of gene regulation in eukaryotes.

Lingering cognitive impairment may be linked to coronary bypass surgery
North Carolina neuropsychologists believe they have gathered reliable evidence linking cardiopulmonary bypass surgery to impaired memory and attention.
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