Tiny golden bullets could help tackle asbestos-related cancers

Researchers create a method to fine tune the properties of nanoparticles, making them a promising treatment for cancer. Confocal fluorescence image of gold nanotures (green) in mesothelioma cells. Image credit: Arsalan Azad Gold nanotubes — tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair — could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type […]

Keeping the spark lit into the golden years

Research confirms what a lot of folks have guessed: as we age, motivation wanes and getting off the couch and out the door becomes more challenging. A new research article looks at the correlation between passion, grit and a positive mindset in people aged 14 to 77. This is the first study that addresses these […]

Why We Oppose Golden Rice

Stop Golden Rice

By the Stop Golden Rice Network (SGRN) (Released today in commemoration of the International Day of Protest Against Golden Rice, now in its 7th year) The push for corporate-led solutions to hunger and malnutrition is alarming. In particular, Golden Rice is now being proposed as a solution to the worsening hunger and malnutrition associated with […]