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2011-05-25 18:46:58

The molecular machines that defend our body against infection don’t huff and puff, but some of them apparently operate on the same principle as a steam engine.

2011-05-24 06:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule drugs to treat cancer, today announced that is has closed a $6 million investment with new investor Nextech Invest Ltd., a Zurich, Switzerland, based oncology focused venture capital fund.

2011-05-16 15:16:42

Most degenerative diseases begin with a gradual loss of specific cell types that progresses, eventually leading to symptoms.

2011-03-11 16:01:54

Cell biologists pondering the death of neurons — brain cells — said today that by eliminating one ingredient from the cellular machinery, they prolonged the life of neurons stressed by a pesticide chemical.

2011-03-10 14:25:36

Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's are partly attributable to brain inflammation.

2011-03-03 12:29:42

An enzyme viewed as an executioner, because it can push cells to commit suicide, may actually short circuit a second form of cell death.

2011-03-02 20:20:11

Work led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists identified how cells flip a switch between cell survival and cell death that involves a protein called FLIP.

2011-01-31 13:58:40

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the fifth most common malignancy in the world and is estimated to cause approximately half a million deaths annually.

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2011-01-06 13:25:23

Cardiologists at the University of Connecticut Health Center have identified a protein fragment that when detected in the blood can be a predictor of heart attack.

2011-01-05 07:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule drugs to treat cancer, today announced that is has closed the $23 million second tranche of a Series C financing completed in October 2010.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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