Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 15, 2002
Researchers identify first genomic blueprint of cancer preventive compound found in broccoli
Researchers have identified the blueprint of genes and enzymes that enable sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli and other vegetables, to prevent cancer and remove toxins from cells.

Stanford researchers devise novel gene therapy technique
Stanford researchers have devised a way to sneak DNA into skin cells taken from people with a potentially deadly genetic skin disorder.

Heart disease gene linked to prostate cancer
Researchers at Johns Hopkins, Wake Forest, and The National Human Genome Research Institute have implicated mutations in a

Wake Forest-Johns Hopkins team discovers prostate cancer gene
Scientists in the Center for Human Genomics at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions have discovered a gene that

One in one hundred babies in the US are involved in a car crash while in the womb
One in 100 babies born in the United States will have been involved in a police-reported car crash while in the womb, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh's Center for Injury Research and Control (CIRCL) report, published in today's Injury Prevention, a publication of the British Medical Journal Publishing Group. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to