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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...

2013-10-07 23:27:11

Doors will open today for the new MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, NJ. EarthCam’s construction camera was onsite since May 2012, documenting construction for the four-story, 103,050-square-foot facility and providing project teams with a real-time view of the progress. New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Doors will open today for the new MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper on the university’s Health Sciences Campus in Camden, NJ. EarthCam’s construction camera was onsite...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • 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.
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