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More Fake Cancer Drugs Make Their Way To America
2012-04-04 11:27:07

Another batch of counterfeit Avastin, a cancer fighting drug, has been discovered in the United States. The new batch of counterfeit drugs discovered in the US was purchased in Turkey and shipped through Britain, officials said on Wednesday. Though the business in between Turkey and the US is different this time around, this shipping pattern closely resembles an earlier episode. The fake version of the Roche Genentech drug was first discovered in February and was received by as many as 19...

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2012-03-13 16:39:50

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online After a dawdling entry into the Industrial Revolution, the growth of German industries exploded following the country's belated national unification in 1871. Though initially gaining a foothold in European export markets by making cheap knock-offs of high-quality British products, Germany's expanding class of entrepreneurs gradually became more and more ambitious as their stock of capital and technological expertise grew. By the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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