Archive: 12/16/2008

A sparkling spray of stars

NGC 2264 lies about 2600 light-years from Earth in the obscure constellation of Monoceros, the Unicorn, not far from the more familiar figure of Orion, the Hunter. The image shows a region of space about 30 ...

Dec 16, 2008 4.2 / 5 (5) 0

Researchers identify new anti-tumor gene

Researchers from Virginia Commonwealth University have identified a new anti-tumor gene called SARI that can interact with and suppress a key protein that is overexpressed in 90 percent of human cancers. The discovery could ...

Dec 16, 2008 4.9 / 5 (8) 0