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2013-10-27 23:00:49

A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. AURORA, Colo. (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 A study lead by scientists at University of Colorado Cancer Center and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has uncovered a new sub-type of lung cancer. The study revealed a gene fusion - a forced merger of two normally separate genes – that spurs the cells to divide rapidly causing non-small...

2013-10-17 23:02:41

In an effort to strengthen the Hispanic pipeline in the healthcare and biomedical industries, City of Hope's sponsorship provides the opportunity for the organization to recruit prime Hispanic candidates. Duarte, CA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 As part of its outreach and recruitment efforts to the fast-growing United States Hispanic community, City of Hope, a leading global research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases, is sponsoring a College...


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.