Archive: 01/21/2011

Genetic code deciphered for form of pancreatic cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Johns Hopkins have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors. The work, described online in the Jan. 20 issue of Science Express, shows ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Cancer
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Antibiotic slow growth of bladder, breast cancer cells

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered that nitroxoline, an antibiotic commonly used around the world to treat urinary tract infections, can slow or stop the growth of human breast ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Cancer
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NEC, Lenovo in talks on joint venture: report

Leading Japanese and Chinese electronics firms NEC Corp. and Lenovo Group are in the final stages of talks to form a joint venture in the personal computer business, according to a report.

dateJan 21, 2011 in Business
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Venture-cap investments fall 7 percent in Q4

(AP) -- Funding to startups slipped in the fourth quarter of 2010 as venture capitalists funneled less money into fewer companies, with biotechnology taking the brunt of the drop-off, according to a study slated for release ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Business
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