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2012-04-03 09:16:18

Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV) is a human tumor virus and an etiological agent for Kaposi's sarcoma and primary effusion lymphoma (PEL).

2012-03-26 22:21:05

An international team of scientists has announced a new advance in the ability to target and destroy certain cancer cells.

2012-03-22 09:09:15

A new finding in basic science should trigger a "change in thinking" about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested for maximum effectiveness.

2012-03-12 20:14:42

The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order.

2012-03-08 15:52:48

The mechanism involved in the detection of hyperosmolarity by TRP channels is clarified, with a newly discovered molecule preventing apoptosis.

2012-03-07 11:06:18

Do bacteria, like higher organisms, have a built-in program that tells them when to die?


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.