Tag: "triumph" at biology news
Shark cartilage cancer 'cure' shows danger of pseudoscience
...cartilage extract as an anti-cancer treatment is a triumph
of marketing and pseudoscience over reason, with a tragic fallout for both sharks and humans, according to a Johns Hopkins biologist writing in the Dec. 1 issue of Cancer Research. "Since shark cartilage has been promoted as a cancer cure, not only ...
Migration study finds that sweeping management changes are needed to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna
...fish use the ocean," she concludes. "It's really a triumph
of technology, human effort and cooperation on an ocean-basin level that has provided the empirical data to improve management decisions for the future of bluefin tuna in the Atlantic. It would be extraordinarily disappointing if ICCAT and the United...
Early fetal gender test demands rapid ethical policymaking
... of this issue 'It remains to be seen whether the triumph
of modern science to allow fetal sexing at increasingly early stages of gestation will be seen as a triumph, allowing those at risk for sex-linked disorders to learn of the health of their fetus at the earliest point possible, or a tyranny, making si...
Super fruit fly may lead to healthier humans
In a triumph
for pests, scientists have figured out how to make the fruitfly live longer. But humans still may get something out of the deal. As reported online in Nature Chemical Biology, the discovery that a single protein caninhibit aging holds implications ...