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2011-06-29 12:16:54

Finding could lead to new and improved drugs for several types of cancer Most of us have had a doctor prescribe an antibiotic for a stubborn bacterial infection, or for a cut that gets infected.  However, prescribing an antibiotic to fight cancer?  In fact, anti-cancer antibiotics have been used since the 1950s to successfully treat several forms of cancer, but often the side effects limit the duration they can be given to a patient. One particularly promising anti-cancer...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.