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2013-03-21 16:09:34

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are seeking boys aged 9 months to 30 months who might be showing signs of autism or boys of the same age who have an older brother with the disorder to take part in a study to determine if a supplement called carnitine can prevent a form of autism.

2013-03-21 16:08:10

Warmer weather coaxes snakes out of hiding, and it’s important to know what to do after a snake bite.

2013-03-21 16:06:15

The message is the same each year, but the significance has not faltered.

2013-03-13 17:48:37

For the third year in a row Baylor College of Medicine has improved in the rankings in U.S. News & World Report, moving up to No. 18 among all research-intensive U.S. medical schools.

2013-03-13 17:47:27

On the football field, the neophyte fan focuses on the receiver, whose daring catch and dash for the goal line captures the attention.

2013-03-05 10:39:34

Introductions at a party seemingly go in one ear and out the other.

2013-03-05 10:37:42

The Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic will host its fifth annual technology conference April 2-3 focusing on the use of social media and other forms of electronic communication to advance public health initiatives.

2013-02-28 10:56:12

The origin of beta-cells, the insulin-producing cells in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas, has been controversial, and now new imaging and cell analysis technology shows that a recent study that seemed to have identified the progenitors of these important cells may have been in error.

2013-02-28 10:25:02

Dr. Douglas Koch, professor of ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the 63rd recipient of the Leslie Dana Gold Medal, an internationally recognized award given annually by St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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