The idea of using one disease to fight another may seem like the crazy dreams of mad-scientists. Believe it or not, however, this may be the way cancer is treated in the near future. In recent years, oncologists all over the world have been looking toward using viruses to fight tumors.
Experimental results from the collaborative efforts between two European laboratories, if confirmed, will shake up the field of physics. The research efforts of OPERA, Italy's Gran Sasso National Laboratory, and CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland, have reported that neutrinos defy the fundamental rule of physics that nothing travels faster than the speed of light.