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2012-09-25 23:04:25

According to a new study on adiponectin and raspberry ketone, obesity may be treated by regulating the levels of a key hormone in the body. (PRWEB) September

2012-09-24 22:22:57

For the first time, researchers have designed and created a membrane-bounded vesicle formed entirely of peptides -- molecules made up of amino acids, the building blocks of protein.

Sense Of Smell In Mice Restored From Gene Therapy
2012-09-07 14:10:09

A team of scientists from Johns Hopkins and other institutions report that restoring tiny, hair-like structures to defective cells in the olfactory system of mice is enough to restore a lost sense of smell.

Sense Of Smell Restored With Gene Therapy
2012-09-03 05:40:16

Individuals who were not born with an olfactory sense, or who lost the ability to smell due to a disease, could someday once again take in the sweet smells all around them courtesy of new research from the University of Michigan Medical School.

2012-08-09 23:01:48

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) this week awarded researchers at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh a $1.7 million grant to support the study of a pioneering approach to gene therapy

2012-07-30 13:45:09

A five-country international team, led by Casey Eye Institute Molecular Diagnostic laboratory, BGI and Zhejiang University School of Medicine First Affiliated Hospital identified the NMNAT1 mutations as a cause of Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA), one of the most common causes of inherited blindness in children.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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