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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
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.