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2010-07-09 14:33:50

An ultra-low-molecular-weight heparin called semuloparin has been found to reduce the incidence of venous thromboembolism in orthopedic surgery patients in a large clinical program being lead by a steering committee chaired by McMaster University professor Dr. Alexander Turpie.

2010-06-17 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 -- Leading game developer Silicon Knights today announced its exciting collaboration with McMaster University, the Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH) and Mohawk College.

2010-06-15 14:16:25

Discovery may lead to a new treatment.

2010-06-04 13:17:29

McMaster researchers discover chemical clue directing Staphylococcus aureus.

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2010-06-03 07:46:09

Findings reveal characteristics of “hidden order” in unusual uranium compound and demonstrate new method for investigating long-standing physics problems.

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2010-05-26 13:54:05

Women who drink two large glasses of milk a day after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, a McMaster study has found.

2010-05-14 04:55:00

Embedding a "super" microprocessor from video games into cars will provide drivers with traffic management information HAMILTON, ON and MARKHAM, ON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McMaster and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create a "cognitive car" that can predict vehicle failures before they happen, redirect drivers to less congested routes...

2010-04-11 14:17:15

Researchers identify the specific mechanism that triggers resistance to vancomycin.

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2010-04-09 08:06:50

Women are susceptible to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but scientists have been puzzled as to how it finds its way into the female reproductive tract.

2010-03-30 14:45:00

Aspirin, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) remain the most common treatment to relieve symptoms of arthritis and other inflammatory disorders.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.