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2011-01-18 22:52:55

The Ras oncogene "“ frequently mutated in cancers "“ was once thought to act at the outermost region of the cell called the plasma membrane. However, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine demonstrated first in yeast and now in mammalian cells that the Ras protein also has activity in the interior of the cell called the cytoplasm, and that its effectiveness in cancer causation depends on where it is. "In this study, we wanted to know if the cytoplasmic Ras pathway can be found...

2010-11-17 00:00:51

Plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Chang believes in educating people about their cosmetic surgery options and has recently released an updated Web site to share more information about procedures and his practice. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) November 16, 2010 Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Eric Chang (http://www.columbiaaesthetic.com) recently launched an updated Web site with a new look and new features. Dr. Chang is working to ensure that everyone who visits his plastic surgery practice in...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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