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2013-09-10 14:24:24

Treatment for sickle cell disease has largely focused on managing pain and acute complications, but current research, including several projects at Texas Children’s Hematology Center, is now aimed at developing more efficient and progressive forms of treatment that could potentially benefit patients around the world.

2013-09-03 10:26:41

In the perceptual condition known as synesthesia, unrelated sensory experiences such as color are triggered by ordinal stimuli such as numbers, letters and months of the year.

2013-09-03 10:13:25

The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, converting energy into usable forms.

2013-08-28 12:40:58

Giving children simple chores can help them learn responsibility and independence from an early age and ease the transition to adulthood.

2013-07-24 11:16:36

The story begins with a problem - a virulent strain of a drug-resistant bacteria that was imported with the wounded from Afghanistan and spread through the United States.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.