Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 27, 2003
The pressures of working at home
The quality of home life for homeworkers is the theme of an absorbing study carried out by Dr.

Hollow spheres make solid vaccine to protect fish
In aquaculture operations in many countries, fish diseases caused by viruses are more and more of a problem.

Research sheds new light on why some prostate cancers become untreatable
Three new studies by researchers at UC Davis Cancer Center provide new pieces to the puzzle of why some prostate cancers become resistant to androgen suppression therapy.

Metastatic prostate cancer is common, deadly and costly, multi-center study shows
Prostate cancer patients overall face a 27 percent probability of developing metastatic disease within seven years of initial diagnosis, according to new research by investigators at UC Davis Cancer Center and five other institutions nationwide.

Stanford researchers isolate protein needed for stem cell maintenance
Scientists have finally laid hands on the first member of a recalcitrant group of proteins called the Wnts, two decades after their discovery. 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