Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a new screening method that is faster, easier and more accurate than existing tests, can determine if a particular substance can cause cancer. An article by scientists was published in the journal Nucleic Acids Research.
At present, according to researchers, about 80 thousand chemicals are used in industry. For the vast majority of them, there is very little or no information about carcinogenicity — the ability to cause cancer. Continue reading