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2011-03-29 14:42:33

A team of scientists has discovered that descendants of "exploratory" butterflies that colonized new habitats differ genetically from their more cautious cousins.

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2009-09-13 07:51:40

Best known as the oxygen-carrying component of hemoglobin, the protein that makes blood red, heme also plays a role in chemical detoxification and energy metabolism within the cell.

2008-12-25 09:07:55

Scientists have identified an initiating molecular mechanism in sporadic Alzheimer's disease (AD). The study, published by Cell Press in the December 26th issue of the journal Neuron, provides new information about generation of damaging amyloid ÃŽ² (AÃŽ²) plaques within the AD brain and underscores the importance of developing new preventative and disease-modifying therapies for AD, especially those aimed at interrupting pathological...

2008-07-15 00:00:10

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held biotechnology company located in San Jose, CA, announced today that EPI-A0001 (A0001) has entered clinical development, triggering a milestone payment from Penwest Pharmaceuticals, Edison's development partner.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.