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3-D "Light Switch" To Better Understand How The Brain Works
2012-11-19 15:04:38

New device for delivering light to individual neurons could one day help treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy; aid understanding of consciousness, how memories form

European Union Approves New Gene Therapy Drug
2012-11-02 13:12:54

A drug that has the ability to correct errors in a genetic code has been approved for the first time ever in Europe.

Gene Therapy Method Could Prevent Certain Inherited Diseases
2012-10-25 05:29:18

Researchers from Oregon Health and Science University recently revealed a new gene therapy method that can successfully prevent particular inherited diseases.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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