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2004-11-30 12:00:00

ALACHUA, Fla. -- Oragenics Inc. plans to start human safety studies of its replacement therapy early next year, using a genetically modified bacteria to battle decay caused by naturally occurring microbes already in the mouth. The Food and Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday lifted a clinical hold on the tooth decay treatment. In a press release Tuesday, the Alachua, Fla.-based biotechnology company said the FDA approved a Phase I trial after reviewing the study's clinical design. "The...


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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.