Washington: Scientists from the University of Colorado have found a ‘switch’ that can turn off cancer. They have discovered a molecule that actually triggers cell death, and they are convinced it can be developed into a treatment for cancer and other illnesses.
"The minute I saw the results, I knew it was a very, very important finding with wide implications," he added. The experiments were conducted on a common, eyelash-sized nematode known as Caenorhabditis elegans, a popular laboratory organism for genetic and biomedical experiments. The study has been published in the 12 March issue of Science. ANI