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2010-10-18 04:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like most patients with lung cancer, college student Jill Costello was well aware of the disparity in research funding and sympathy, and she set out to make a difference to advocate for others with lung cancer. In one short year, she inspired a nation of her peers - thousands of college students from Berkeley to Harvard to Northeastern to Yale who have rallied to raise funds and put an end to this #1 cancer killer. (Photo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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