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2009-05-29 07:20:00

Scientists have discovered a way to fight cancer using a new gene-scanning method that silences genes used by tumors to stay alive.

2008-10-23 09:00:38

Boehringer Ingelheim has announced that its new cell cycle kinase inhibitor and potentially first-in-class compound, BI 6727, has shown encouraging results in a Phase I clinical trial in patients with advanced tumors who have failed to respond to other treatments.


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'.