Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 14, 2008
How Montezuma gets his revenge
Every year, about 500 million people worldwide are infected with the parasite that causes dysentery, a global medical burden that among infectious diseases is second only to malaria.

New molecular insight into amboebic dysentery
In the June 15 issue of G&D, Dr. Sinisa Urban and colleagues reveal a potential role for the rhomboid enzyme, EhROM1, in the pathogenesis of the enteric protozoan parasite, E. histolytica.

Novel model of osteosarcoma
In the June 15 issue of G&D, Dr. Stuart Orkin and colleagues present a new mouse model of osteosarcoma. 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