chem - DonnieBOris Period2 42607 1 : Sweden

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Donnie B’Oris Period 2 4-26-07 Ten Current Science Events 1) New hereditary breast cancer gene discovered:  A new hereditary breast cancer gene  has been discovered by scientists at the Lundberg Laboratory for Cancer  Research and the Plastic Surgery Clinic at the Sahlgrenska Academy in  Sweden. The researchers found that women with a certain hereditary  deformity syndrome run a nearly twenty times higher risk of contracting  breast cancer than expected. 2) Young children with epilepsy seizures could benefit from animal model of disease:  Researchers have developed an animal model of infantile spasms,  improving the likelihood of finding new treatments for the thousands of  young children who suffer from these catastrophic epilepsy seizures,  according to research to be presented at the American Academy of  Neurology?s 59th Annual Meeting in Boston, April 28 ? May 5, 2007. 3)
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