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2014-08-27 23:14:45

B-BIC announces its first two DRIVE grant recipients: Seemantini Nadkarni, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

2012-06-11 21:55:10

Virtually all cervical cancers are caused by HPV infections, with just two HPV types, 16 and 18, responsible for about 70 percent of all cases.

2011-08-15 12:16:27

A new study finds that a protein key to Parkinson's disease has likely been mischaracterized.

2008-09-09 09:00:09

Celera Corporation (NASDAQ:CRA) and its collaborators at Brigham and Women's Hospital today announced the publication of a paper reporting that a variant of the LPA gene is associated with a two-fold higher risk of major cardiovascular events (myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke and cardiovascular death).


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.