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2011-10-11 12:06:32

A newly developed method for microscopically extracting, or "mining," information from genomes could represent a significant boost in the search for new therapeutic drugs and improve science's understanding of basic functions such as how cells communicate with one another.

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2010-09-04 08:28:52

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have revealed new details about how cannibalistic bacteria identify peers suitable for consumption.

2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Chambers, Heather Just six years old and barely through its third class of graduates, UC San Diego's pharmacy school is already struggling with financial problems that could weigh heavily on its accreditation status.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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