"Full-time employment for chemists is now at its highest level in five years, according to the latest ACS Comprehensive Salary Survey (C&EN, Sept. 23, page 9). Yet I know many members are still looking for a job, and ACS is working on several fronts to help them."
"Independent teams show in mouse models of cancer that gut microbes appear to modulate the host immune responses sparked by the anticancer drug cyclophosphamide, as well as by certain types of immunotherapy and chemotherapy. Both found that germ-free mice responded less well to tumor-targeting therapies than animals with rich gut microbiomes."
Scientists and flu researchers with the Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham and Southern Research Institute shot down five common but wrong flu myths this week during an influenza seminar sponsored by the UAB Department of Anesthesiology and the Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center.
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