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2013-10-02 23:02:58

The Institute for BioResearch is Texas’s Only Privately Held Whole Body Tissue Bank. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Victory Healthcare is proud to announce that BioEthical Anatomics, the only privately held institution of its kind in Texas, has a new name - the Institute for BioResearch. The Institute timed the change with the launch of a new website with an improved platform to support medical breakthroughs by providing high-quality tissue for ethical scientific research,...

2013-09-18 23:00:36

Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the University of North Florida and the Florida Bioethics Network, will host the Sixth Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference on Friday, November 1, 2013. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Wolfson Children’s Hospital, in partnership with the University of North Florida and the Florida Bioethics Network, will host the Sixth Annual Pediatric Bioethics Conference on Friday, November 1, 2013. The all-day conference will be held at...

2013-09-03 23:04:06

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The journal...


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OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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