Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 06, 2006
Loosen up, DNA: Leukemia gene changes genetic packaging
A signaling system involved in many forms of leukemia and lymphoma is more powerful than scientists have thought, exerting control over our genes by affecting whole swaths of chromosomes in global fashion.

Alleviating the burden of Multiple Sclerosis
Depression, coordination and speech problems, muscle weakness and disability are just a few of the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

Deadly latex evading lax food labelling laws
A study funded by the Food Standards Agency investigating levels of latex present in packaging materials, and the transfer of allergens onto food.

USGS at 2006 International Mercury Conference
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW Sea Grant, and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, will host the Eighth Annual Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant conference at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin, Aug.
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