Archive: 16/05/2008

Novel enzyme inhibitor paves way for new cancer drug

Combining natural organic atoms with metal complexes, scientists at The Wistar Institute have developed a new type of enzyme inhibitor capable of blocking a biochemical pathway that plays a key role in cancer development.

dateMay 16, 2008 in
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Precision control of movement in robots

A research team from the Department of Electricity and Electronics at the University of the Basque Country’s Faculty of Science and Technology in Leioa, Spain, led by Victor Etxebarria, is investigating the characteristics ...

dateMay 16, 2008 in Engineering
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Top grades not always needed to become a doctor

Top A-level results are not always necessary for students to succeed in medicine, according to the authors of a paper in this week’s BMJ. Students with average grades, who come from economically and educationally deprived ...

dateMay 16, 2008 in Other
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