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2011-04-25 12:36:03

The neutralization of the cytokine GM-CSF could halt the development of multiple sclerosis.

2011-04-25 12:03:16

Reporting in Nature Immunology, Jefferson neuroscientists have identified a driving force behind autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), and suggest that blocking this cell-signaling molecule is the first step in developing new treatments to eradicate these diseases.

2011-04-22 12:49:49

New research on mice has shown that pulmonary administration of granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF) significantly reduces flu symptoms and prevents death after a lethal dose influenza virus.

2011-03-16 13:10:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices at the pump are on the rise. And although today's cars are engineered with more efficient, fuel-saving technologies there are still steps you can take to squeeze more miles out of a gallon.

2011-02-08 12:00:00

DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2010.

2011-02-08 08:45:00

DETROIT, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It may seem counterintuitive that from the remains of HUMMER's product development activity a new economy consulting group would emerge...but that is just what happened.

2011-01-21 15:57:14

An Anglo-Swiss research project has found that the impact of disease-resistant genetically-modified wheat plants on insects may be negligible.

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2011-01-13 15:45:00

British scientists have successfully developed chickens that do not transmit bird flu infections, which could inevitably reduce the risk of deadly avian flu epidemics in humans.

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2011-01-04 12:10:00

An official said on Tuesday that Malaysia has delayed a landmark field trial to release genetically modified mosquitoes designed to combat dengue fever.

2010-12-16 10:55:00

STOCKHOLM, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish newspaper, Dagens Industri, has reported that Vladimir Antonov has been subject to a Swedish Government investigation which shows there is no evidence of corruption against the Russian businessman. The report which was commissioned by the Swedish Government and conducted by international risk consultancy company, Kroll, showed that there was no evidence that Vladimir Antonov or any of his companies are or have been involved in...


Latest GM Reference Libraries

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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