Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 27, 2004
Noah's modern ark: The role of ART in conserving endangered species
Killer whales, giant pandas, cheetahs and black-footed ferrets are just some of the endangered species that are benefiting from advances in reproductive technology, the 20th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology will hear tomorrow (Monday 28 June).

Method for direct treatment of intestinal illnesses wins prize for Hebrew University student
A method for applying drugs directly to mucousal surfaces in the intestinal system has won a coveted prize for a graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Early predictor of breast cancer aggressiveness
Physicians may be able to make early decisions on the best treatment for breast cancer, thanks to research published in Breast Cancer Research today.

Computer technology developed by Hebrew University professor can save lives
EyeQ, a computer chip developed by MobilEye -- a company founded by Prof.

Kaposi's sarcoma virus 'reprograms' blood vessel cells into lymphatic cells
Blood-vessel-lining cells that are infected with the virus that causes the skin tumor Kaposi's sarcoma appear to transform into the type of cells that usually line lymphatic vessels.
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