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2010-09-30 14:49:12

Severe sepsis, a disease characterised by a sudden drop in blood pressure and progressive organ dysfunction following infection, remains one of the most common causes of mortality in intensive care units worldwide.

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2010-09-22 11:25:06

With the help of genetic materials from a cow's rumen, USDA scientists are developing new ways to break down plant fibers for conversion into biofuel.

2010-09-20 22:35:07

American and Italian researchers have found that a novel drug allows anandamide – a marijuana-like chemical in the body – to effectively control pain at the site of an injury.

2010-09-17 13:50:59

UCLA physicists have taken a significant step in controlling chemical reactions mechanically, an important advance in nanotechnology.

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2010-08-26 22:49:46

For the first time ever, a completely man-made chemical enzyme has been successfully used to neutralise a toxin found naturally in fruits and vegetables.

2010-08-26 12:55:45

A unique experiment at Rice University that forces bacteria into a head-to-head competition for evolutionary dominance has yielded new insights about the way Darwinian selection plays out at the molecular level.

2010-08-19 15:13:52

Institute of Food Research scientists have discovered an unexpected synergy that helps break down fat.

2010-08-11 11:25:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at 11 a.m.

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2010-08-03 08:59:02

Scientists have obtained the closest look yet of how a gargantuan molecular machine breaks down unwanted proteins in cells, a critical housekeeping chore that helps prevent diseases such as cancer.

2010-06-28 03:55:00

LONDON, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- During the economic slowdown in 2009, food enzymes were successfully positioned as cost savers and process efficiency improvers in many application segments.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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