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2012-05-31 01:19:22

A new study has identified a life-and-death signaling role for a molecule on the surface of the immune cells involved in the most common form of chronic leukemia.

Synthetic Platelets Developed By UC Santa Barbara Researchers
2012-05-30 11:24:54

Synthetic platelets have been developed by UC Santa Barbara researchers, in collaboration with researchers at Scripps Research Institute and Sanford-Burnham Institute in La Jolla, Calif.

2012-05-29 09:06:40

The fight against cancer is not won in a single battle: Long after a cancer has been beaten into remission, it can return.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.