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2014-04-16 12:13:16

Scientists have solved a decades-old medical mystery – and in the process have found a potentially less toxic way to fight invasive fungal infections, which kill about 1.5 million people a year.

2012-10-29 12:01:15

Neutron scattering experiments have provided new insights into the origin of the side effects of an antifungal drug prescribed all over the world.

2012-01-16 21:13:31

With one simple experiment, University of Illinois chemists have debunked a widely held misconception about an often-prescribed drug.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]