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Business News Archive - December 10, 2005

Jurors in the first federal lawsuit against Merck & Co's painkiller Vioxx adjourned on Saturday and will return on Monday to try to reach a verdict despite telling the judge earlier in the day they were deadlocked.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.