Archive: 03/10/2009

The perils of ageism

Ageism is still rampant in America, and many old people themselves trade in unflattering stereotypes of the elderly, including helplessness and incompetence. Such caricatures are not only false and cruel, they are also unhealthy. ...

Mar 10, 2009 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Small molecules block cancer gene

Finding molecules that block the activity of the oncogene Stat 3 (signal transducer and activator of transcription) required screening literally millions of compounds, using computers that compared the structure of the cancer-causing ...

Mar 10, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 1