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2012-02-21 12:33:59

In fairy tales, magic rings endow their owners with special abilities: the ring makes the wearer invisible, fulfils his wishes, or otherwise helps the hero on the path to his destiny.

2012-01-09 14:28:57

As an embryo develops, different genes are turned on in different cells, to form muscles, neurons and other bodily parts.

2011-07-18 14:24:58

As any rock-climber knows, trailing a long length of rope behind you is not easy.

2011-07-08 07:16:00

HEIDELBERG, Germany, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heidelberg-based Virtual Forge GmbH is named "Cool Vendor 2011" in the SAP ecosystem. This title is awarded annually by Gartner, the leading international information technology analysts.

2011-06-22 02:00:00

HEIDELBERG, Germany, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Primary Endpoint Met Lipid Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on novel treatments for inflammatory bowel disease, today announced positive topline results from a Phase IIb clinical trial with its lead product, LT-02, in patients with ulcerative colitis.

2011-05-31 16:42:26

In the online version of the New England Journal of Medicine, physicians and scientists in Heidelberg, Montreal, and Paris reported on the successful treatment of three young children who were suffering from a severe hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) after an infection with enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC).

2011-04-13 03:00:00

AMSTERDAM, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Reflect-Network Application Visualizes Interactions Between Molecular Biological Entities Elsevier, a world leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the availability of a new application, Reflect-Network, on SciVerse Applications beta.

2011-03-07 15:28:27

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), both in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method that uncovers the combined effects of genes.

2011-02-04 12:31:10

In our not-so-distant evolutionary past, stress often meant imminent danger, and the risk of blood loss, so part of our body’s stress response is to stock-pile blood-clotting factors.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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