Archive: 05/4/2010

Viruses against cancer

Advanced gliomas regressed completely in rats after treatment with parvoviruses and the animals survived significantly longer than untreated animals. This was shown by scientists of the German Cancer Research Center.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Cancer
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Diatoms reveal freshwater pollution

Researchers in India have demonstrated that microscopic aquatic creatures could be used as the ecological equivalent of a canary in a coalmine for assessing inland freshwater lakes and ponds. Writing in the World Review of ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Environment
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Re-using enzymes in industry

(PhysOrg.com) -- A South Dakota State University scientist is exploring ways to re-use enzymes in processes such as making cellulosic ethanol.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Germany: Climate meeting 'broke the ice'

(AP) -- Some 40 nations at a high-level climate meeting have made headway toward a pact to curb global warming, but the most important issues remain unresolved, Germany's environment minister said Tuesday.

dateMay 04, 2010 in Environment
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