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2014-10-20 08:31:31

Scientific and Technology Visionaries Join Senior Team as PureTech Expands its Emphasis on Interdisciplinary Innovation BOSTON, Oct.

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2009-07-02 14:00:00

Although the tiny roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans has only 302 neurons in its entire nervous system, studies of this simple animal have significantly advanced our understanding of human brain function because it shares many genes and neurochemical signaling molecules with humans.

2005-06-09 19:15:54

Collaborative effort develops novel tool and discovers surprising correlation of microRNA expression and cancer type.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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