Co-founder of the Parachute Club dies of lung cancer

Parachute Club‘s Billy Bryans dies at 63 of lung cancer. Related articles Parachute Club’s Billy Bryans dies at 63 (cbc.ca)

Marrow transplant may have cured AIDS, German doctors say

Provided by: The Canadian Press Written by: Patrick Mcgroarty, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Nov. 12, 2008 BERLIN – An American man who suffered from AIDS…

Using RFID tags in Drivers Licenses to track your movements unencrypted

“The introduction of enhanced driver’s licenses, which appears to be a central focus of Bill 85, will lay the groundwork for a new and…

The deadly asbestos trade

Asbestos is a mineral with long, thin fibrous crystals. The word asbestos (῾ἀσβεστος) is derived from a Greek adjective meaning inextinguishable. The Greeks termed…

Sheela Basrur, the cool voice of reason during 2003 SARS crisis, dead at 51

PREMIER DALTON MCGUINTY ON THE PASSING OF DR. SHEELA BASRUR “I was deeply saddened when I heard today of the passing of Dr. Sheela…

A cancer-resistant mouse?

University of Kentucky researchers have created a cancer-resistant mouse by introducing a tumor-suppressor gene called ‘Par-4′ into an egg. The ‘Par-4′ gene, discovered in…

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