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2011-08-25 11:15:13

Research published by two teams of Army scientists and collaborators has identified a cellular protein that plays a critical role in Ebola virus infection.

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2011-08-24 19:10:47

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have identified a cellular protein used by the deadly Ebola virus.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.