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Sleep May Help Brain Flush Out Toxins
2013-10-17 15:54:09

A good night's rest may literally clear the mind. Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours.

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease.

2013-09-30 23:44:41

Promet Source helped rebuild the National Institutes of Health, Office of Technology Transfer’s website.

2013-09-27 23:22:53

Cenegenics Education and Research Foundation (CERF) announced its Board of Trustees member, Dr. Robert D.

2013-09-26 13:01:57

Three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice.

2013-09-20 23:00:11

In what is the largest grant in Georgia State University history, the university’s School of Public Health and its partners will receive $19 million over five years from the U.S.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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