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Why Do Some Patients Get Infections From Cardiac Implants?
2011-10-25 03:35:37

New research suggests that some patients develop a potentially deadly blood infection from their implanted cardiac devices because bacterial cells in their bodies have gene mutations that allow them to stick to the devices.

2011-10-17 09:24:36

For the first time, researchers have found a way to inject a precise dose of a gene therapy agent directly into a single living cell without a needle.

2011-10-04 09:27:14

The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has a unique molecule on its outer cell surface that blocks a key part of the body’s defense.

2011-09-30 07:00:00

Through a partnership with Ohio State University, US and Latin American scholars collaborate on agricultural research. Honduras (PRWEB) September 30, 2011

2011-09-28 12:42:02

Pediatricians in Appalachia are less likely than doctors in other areas to encourage parents to have their children receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

2011-09-28 12:40:22

The creation of compounds that disrupt a worldwide pest’s winter sleep hints at the potential to develop natural and targeted controls against crop-eating insects, new research suggests.

2011-09-28 11:37:39

Breast cancer cells that mutate to resist drug treatment survive by establishing tiny pumps on their surface that reject the drugs as they penetrate the cell membrane – making the cancer insensitive to chemotherapy drugs even after repeated use.

Black-white Marriages Have Increased Rapidly Since 1980
2011-09-16 07:02:24

A new study of interracial marriages in the United States since the 1980s suggests that the racial boundary between blacks and whites continues to break down – but is not yet close to disappearing.

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2011-09-14 22:41:13

Maternal responsiveness plays key role in child literacy and development.


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Nancy Currie
2012-08-17 14:31:26

Nancy Currie is an engineer, United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut. She was born Nancy Jane Sherlock on December 29, 1958 in Wilmington, Delaware. She moved to Troy, Ohio as a child and graduated from Troy High School in 1977. She then went on to attend Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Science in 1980. From there she continued her education by earning a Master of Science degree in Safety Engineering from the University of Southern...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.