Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 14, 2016
Discovery offers prospect of shorter treatment and cure for chronic myelogenous leukemia
Although targeted drugs like Gleevec have revolutionized the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia, patients generally must take them for the rest of their lives and may cease benefiting from them over time.

Stable isotopes in hair reveal how bonobo diets may vary with rank and reproductive status
Stable isotope analysis of hair from bonobos shows that the diet of these great apes may vary with social rank and reproductive status, according a study published Sept.

Potentially harmful chemicals widespread in household dust
Household dust exposes people to a wide range of toxic chemicals from everyday products, according to a study led by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University.

Choosy sage-grouse select nest sites to maximize their success
Do sage-grouse know what's good for them when choosing where to nest?
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