Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

January 04, 2009
New genetic markers for ulcerative colitis identified, researchers report in Nature Genetics
An international team of researchers has identified genetic markers associated with risk for ulcerative colitis.

MIT develops new way to fuse cells
MIT engineers have developed a new, highly efficient way to pair up cells so they can be fused together into a hybrid cell.

Salk researchers develop novel glioblastoma mouse model
Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed a versatile mouse model of glioblastoma -- the most common and deadly brain cancer in humans -- that closely resembles the development and progression of human brain tumors that arise naturally. 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