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2013-07-09 17:38:36

Scientists studying cancer development have known about micronuclei for some time.

2013-06-18 23:01:41

From one family to another, the Chengs publish a free book for families dealing with the loss of an infant. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 In

2013-06-07 12:48:20

New research has found that routine screening using a non-invasive test that analyzes fetal DNA in a pregnant woman's blood can accurately detect Down's syndrome and other genetic fetal abnormalities in the first trimester.

Understanding Why Cholesterol Is Linked To Alzheimer's And Heart Disease
2013-04-16 12:15:42

Multiple studies have concluded high amounts of cholesterol can be damaging to your heart and can, in turn, lead to Alzheimer’s disease or stroke. Though this single fact has been well documented, the exact reason why high cholesterol affects the brain has been largely unclear for many years.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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