Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

November 26, 2004
Bomb book wins top honour
A University of Manchester academic has been awarded a prestigious international prize for his book about the history of science.

New findings in innate immunity may lead to treatments for atherosclerosis
Scientists are one step closer to deciphering the molecular signaling process controlling innate immunity with the discovery that a molecule called IRAK1 regulates the expression of the anti-inflammatory cytokine IL-10.

Scientists name world's whiffiest cheese
Vieux Boulogne, a soft, yet firm French cheese made from cow's milk and matured by washing with beer, tops a list of the smelliest cheeses reveals scientists today.

Flight commemorates first explorer to reach South Pole
To commemorate the historic flight that laid the groundwork for today's United States Antarctic Program, the National Science Foundation is making available video and still images of Richard E.

A new species of amyloid peptide
Scientists have identified a new, longer species of amyloid รข-peptide that has the potential to be a new target for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Undertreatment spurs new arrests among drug ofenders diverted under California's Proposition 36
A new study reports higher arrest rates among drug offenders diverted to treatment during the first six months of California's Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Acat, commonly known as Proposition 36.
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