Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

December 22, 2002
Sick Kids researchers identify gene for Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) and the University of Toronto (U of T) have identified the gene that is altered in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome.

Novel approach shows promise for a blood test
In a pilot study, researchers at The University of Texas M.

Human kidneys created in mice
Instead of searching for a kidney donor, a new study suggests, one might be able to grow a new kidney.

Abusive supervisors may get employees to meet deadlines at expense of company's 'bottom line'
While yelling at and using other non-physical intimidation toward subordinates may motivate employees to get their work done on time, the company may suffer financially in the long run, according to a new study. 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