Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

March 04, 2007
Super-fermenting fungus genome sequenced
On the road to making biofuels more economically competitive with fossil fuels, there are significant potholes to negotiate.

Cancer vaccine innovator honored with prestigious Florey Medal
Australian of the Year 2006, Professor Ian Frazer, will this evening follow in the footsteps of some of Australia's greatest medical researchers, including Nobel Laureates Professor Barry Marshall and Professor Robin Warren, by being awarded the Merck Sharp & Dohme Florey Medal.

Achieving Excellence in Medical Education
A new book by Richard Gunderman, M.D., Ph.D, of the Indiana University School of Medicine and the IU School of Liberal Arts, both on the Indiana University Purdue University and Indianapolis campus, explores the vision of excellence that shapes the education of 70,000 medical students and over 100,000 physicians in training in the United States.

Severe PTSD damages children's brains, Stanford/Packard study shows
Severe stress can damage a child's brain, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.
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