Daily Archives: 28th March 2018

The molecular size bomb was devised by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The bomb is able to penetrate deep into tumors where it explodes and destroys cancerous cells without harming healthy types. The molecular size bomb was devised by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , who have already tested it in mice with skin or lung cancer. The researchers found that mice given the treatment lived more than three times longer than untreated rodents, and believe it might have the same effect in human beings. Professor Ram Sasisekharan, of MIT’s Biological Engineering Division, says they are hopeful and optimistic, that as they translate the process into humans, the results will equate with those they have observed in animals. Continue reading

The importance of childrens school friendships is basically ignored.

Children’s friendships matter in the scramble for secondary schools Now is the time that lots of parents will be choosing secondary colleges for their kids but with education policy mostly focused on individual success and achievement, the importance of children’s school friendships is basically ignored, according to a report funded by the Economic and Public Analysis Council . For most youngsters, having close friends with them during the move to secondary college enables them to settle in, obtain on and become more independent people, says Dr Susie Weller, of the Families and Public Capital ESRC analysis group, London South Lender University. With Professor Irene Bruegel, she conducted a four-year project involving some 600 children and 80 parents, in areas of high deprivation in London mainly, the south-east of England and the Midlands, where access to esteemed secondary schools was limited highly. Continue reading