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2015-03-03 08:54:04

Researchers at MIT have developed a new device which uses nanoparticles to block the genes that confers drug resistance, offering a new way to prevent chemotherapy and other treatments from losing their effectiveness in treating cancer over time.

2009-07-13 12:35:50

Surgical adhesives, which can be used to seal tissues after an operation or to repair wounds, are becoming increasingly important parts of a doctor’s toolkit.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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