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2009-07-16 19:25:26

A Chicago-area medical student says he began working as a researcher on the rare brain cancer glioblastoma after he was diagnosed with the disease. P.J. Lukac told the Chicago Tribune he decided to talk to Dr. Markus Bredel, head of research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute, a few weeks after learning he had a life expectancy of just over a year. He said some people think of cancer as having a mystical power but Bredel has really reduced it to a set equation, with these genes as...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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