Archive: 03/3/2010

Transplant drug preserves kidneys, avoids toxicity

The experimental drug belatacept can prevent graft rejection in kidney transplant recipients while better preserving kidney function when compared with standard immunosuppressive drugs, data from two international phase III ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Medications
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Trapping Sunlight with Silicon Nanowires

(PhysOrg.com) -- Berkeley Lab researchers have found a better way to trap light in photovoltaic cells through the use of vertical arrays of silicon nanowires. This could substantially cut the costs of solar ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Early test for a killer of the sickest

An early test for fungal infections that measures how a patient's genes are responding could save the lives of some very sick patients. Researchers at Duke University's Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy have devised ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Medical research
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