Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 07, 2007
Analysis confirms benefits of combining trastuzumab and chemotherapy
A recent meta-analysis of five major breast cancer trials has confirmed that combination treatment with the antibody trastuzumab and chemotherapy improves survival in women with operable HER-2 positive breast cancer.

GROND takes off
A new instrument has seen first light at the ESO La Silla Observatory.

Cancer-fighting virus shows promise in early clinical trial
A virus that has been specifically designed by scientists to be safe to normal tissue but deadly to cancer is showing early promise in a preliminary study, researchers said today at the ESMO Conference Lugano, Switzerland, July 5-8, 2007.

Stellar tiramisu
Looking at the chemical composition of stars that host planets, astronomers have found that while dwarf stars often show iron enrichment on their surface, giant stars do not. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to