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2013-08-15 20:47:35

Scientists working at the Research Center on Aging at the Health and Social Services Centre — University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke (CSSS-IUGS) have been studying strategies for protecting retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells.

2011-06-08 14:05:00

The mechanisms by which obesity leads towards metabolic co-morbidities, such as diabetes mellitus, are poorly understood and of great public health interest.

2011-06-08 06:49:38

Millions of adults are diagnosed with obesity each year, but how do fat cell membranes adapt to this high body mass index?

2010-11-04 13:32:51

Mix two parts cornstarch and one part water.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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