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2014-02-21 23:26:12

Dr. Harald Zur Hausen is Attending As Key Note Speaker of OMICS Group's 4th World Congress on Virology Henderson, Nevada (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 OMICS Group International’s Managing Director and CEO, Dr. Srinubabu Gedela and OMICS Group comrades met with Prof. Dr. Harald Zur Hausen at BioAsia 2014 conference in Hyderabad, India on 20th February 2014. The Group met with Dr. Hausen, who is a Nobel Laureate, to discuss the agenda of the 4th World Congress on Virology, a conference...

2008-10-08 09:00:15

EU official congratulate winners of Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine BRUSSELS, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- European Union (EU) commissioner for science and research, Janez Potocnik, on Tuesday congratulated the three laureates of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, all of whom are EU citizens. "I am particularly happy and proud, that so far this year, three European researchers have been awarded the Nobel Prize," said Potocnik in a statement. The laureates are German...

2008-10-08 00:00:03

By The Associated Press Two French scientists who discovered the AIDS virus and a German who defied convention in showing a viral cause for cervical cancer shared the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for breakthroughs that have led to lifesaving drugs and a vaccine.Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier, of France, were cited for their discovery of HIV in 1983. They shared the award with Germany's Harald zur Hausen, who found that certain human papilloma viruses cause cervical cancer,...

2008-10-07 21:00:14

By Karl Ritter; Matt Moore STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Three European scientists shared the 2008 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for separate discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer, breakthroughs that helped doctors fight the deadly diseases. French researchers Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier were cited for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, in 1983. They shared the award with Germany's Harald zur Hausen, who was honored for finding human...

2008-10-07 09:00:55

By MALCOLM RITTER By Malcolm Ritter The Associated Press Two French scientists who discovered the AIDS virus and a German who defied convention in showing a viral cause for cervical cancer shared the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for breakthroughs that have led to lifesaving drugs and a vaccine. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France were cited for their discovery of HIV in 1983. They shared the award with Germany's Harald zur Hausen, who found that certain human...

2008-10-07 09:00:09

By Steve Sternberg USA Today The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to French researchers Luc Montagnier and Francoise Barre-Sinoussi for discovering the AIDS virus and to German virologist Harald zur Hausen for identifying viruses that cause cervical cancer. The French researchers shared one half of the prize, totaling $1.4 million, for their discovery of the AIDS virus, edging out U.S. virologist Robert Gallo, of the Institute of Human Virology, who provided proof that the virus...

2008-10-07 06:00:44

By Lawrence K. Altman Three European scientists who discovered viruses that cause cervical cancer and AIDS share the Nobel Prize in medicine this year. A German virologist, Dr. Harald zur Hausen, will receive half the award for his discovery of HPV, the human papillomavirus, according to the announcement made Monday by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, which selects the medical winners of the prize. The discovery led to development of a vaccine against cervical cancer, the second...

2008-10-07 06:00:23

By Lawrence K. Altman Three European scientists who discovered viruses that cause cervical cancer and AIDS share this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine. A German virologist, Harald zur Hausen, will receive half the award for his discovery of HPV, the human papilloma virus, according to the announcement made Monday by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, which selects the winners of the medical prize. The discovery led to development of a vaccine against cervical cancer, the second most...

2008-10-07 06:00:14

By Steve Sternberg The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to French researchers Luc Montagnier and Francoise Barre-Sinoussi for discovering the AIDS virus and to German virologist Harald zur Hausen for identifying viruses that cause cervical cancer. The French researchers shared one-half of the prize, totaling $1.4 million, for their discovery of the AIDS virus, edging out U.S virologist Robert Gallo of the Institute of Human Virology, who provided proof that the virus now known...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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