Posted by samzenpus on Sunday August 04, 2013 @10:30AM
from the fixing-a-broken-heart dept.Slashdot
An anonymous reader writes “Case-Western researchers, led by Saptarsi Haldar MD., have made a fundamental discovery that could prevent heart failure after reviewing the “chemical recipe” for a cancer-treating molecule made open source by Jay Bradner MD. (whose TED Talk articulates the open source approach to drug discovery) This cross-discipline discovery, which was published in the August 2013 issue of CELL, is a fundamental breakthrough in heart failure research, and highlights the value of an open source approach outside of software development.”
What if you could get an HIV virus to target cancer only cells?