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Shape Matters In DNA Nanoparticle Therapy
2012-10-12 10:49:44

Particles could become a safer, more effective delivery vehicle for gene therapy

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.


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'.