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2012-03-23 23:03:02

Team In Training (TNT) in the San Francisco Bay Area is hosting a “Show Us Your Grit” photo contest on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. The team that posts the most photos will win a pancake breakfast, 20% off coupon for all teammates to Lombardi Sports and be the face of local TNT marketing efforts for the upcoming season. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society´s Team In Training (TNT), the Bay Area´s largest endurance sports...

2012-03-20 11:20:43

Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that a new drug makes chemotherapy more effective in treating acute myeloid leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells. Instead of attacking these cells directly, the drug helps drive them out of the bone marrow and into the bloodstream, where they are more vulnerable to chemotherapy. “We´re usually very good at clearing these leukemia cells from the blood,” says Geoffrey L. Uy, MD, assistant...

2012-01-10 23:36:32

Could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli New findings by St. Michael's researchers about the way cells work could lead to a test and therapy for kidney failure caused by E. coli. Ever since the water supply in Walkerton, Ont., was contaminated by E. coli in 2000, Dr. Philip Marsden has been trying to figure out just how a toxin released by that particular strain of the bacteria causes kidney damage in children. Now Dr. Marsden and his team based at St....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.