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New Type of Cancer Discovered By Mayo Clinic Researchers
2014-06-12 08:26:35

When two perfectly harmless genes, PAX3 and MAML3, abnormally combine during recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can turn dangerous.

2011-07-05 13:54:20

Research led by the University of East Anglia has discovered the crucial role of a molecule in skeletal muscle development.

2008-12-01 08:59:37

Scientists say they have made a critical discovery in understanding what allows the most aggressive and deadly form of skin cancer to survive and proliferate in the body.

2005-09-20 16:01:06

The loss of function of a gene called FOXO1a plays an important role in the development of the most common cancer of soft tissues in children, and restoring the function of that gene in cancer cells suppresses that cancer, according to investigators at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.