Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

June 12, 2010
Scientists locate oil plume extending toward Dry Tortugas
Using a combination of ocean models and satellite images, along with shipboard observations UM scientists heading back from the Gulf of Mexico were able to find a previously unidentified oil plume located off Florida's southwest coast headed toward the Florida Keys.

Small genetic variant can predict response to hepatitis C treatment
A small genetic change can predict how people infected with hepatitis C react to treatment, paving the way to personalized therapy for this difficult-to-treat disease.
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