Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 23, 2007
Discovery of widespread tumor growth gene holds promise for effective anti-cancer treatment
Italian scientists will announce on Monday (Sept. 24) that they have found a new and promising target for anti-tumor therapy in cancer.

Planning for 2020: increasing elderly population poses huge challenges in cancer care
Huge challenges face healthcare professionals and policy makers in planning for, and providing cancer care over the next decade or so.

MIT model could improve some drugs' effectiveness
MIT researchers have developed a computer modeling approach that could improve a class of drugs based on antibodies, molecules key to the immune system.

Study shows vitamin C is essential for plant growth
Scientists from the University of Exeter and Shimane University in Japan have proved for the first time that vitamin C is essential for plant growth.
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