Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 20, 2004
The high price of fatigue
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) costs the United States over $9 billion each year in lost productivity, according to an article published today in the Open Access journal Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation.

New combined PET/CT scanner shows significant improvement over CT and PET in staging tumors
Researchers show the superiority of the imaging results of an integrated PET/CT scanner with CT images alone, PET images alone, and CT and PET images viewed side-by-side.

Cancer cell detection technology wins Kaye Award for Hebrew University researchers
A unique technology for optoelectronic detection of the presence of cancer cells has been developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem by a team of researchers headed by Itamar Willner, Enrique Berman Professor of Solar Energy at the Institute of Chemistry.

How refugees and their families contribute to British life
The positive contribution of refugees and their families to British life will be highlighted at an event organised by the ESRC Families and Social Capital Research Group on June 21 as part of Social Science Week.
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