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2011-07-28 00:53:48

Reprogrammed kidney cells could make transplants and dialysis things of the past     * Patients' own kidney cells can be reprogrammed and used as therapy against kidney disease    * Cells can easily be collected from the urine    * 88,000 patients are waiting for a kidney transplant in the United States, and they wait for an average of 3 to 5 years Approximately 60 million people across the globe have chronic kidney disease, and many will need...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.