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2012-04-24 22:16:51

Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years.

2012-04-23 22:29:39

A research team, led by John Guy, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has pioneered a novel technological treatment for Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), an inherited genetic defect that causes rapid, permanent, and bilateral loss of vision in people of all ages, but primarily males ages 20-40.

2012-04-18 22:00:00

Heart-like cells made in the laboratory from the skin of patients with a common cardiac condition contract less strongly than similarly created cells from unaffected family members.

2012-03-26 22:21:05

An international team of scientists has announced a new advance in the ability to target and destroy certain cancer cells.

2012-03-09 02:14:48

A research group led by Dr. A. Claudio Cuello of McGill University's Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, has uncovered a critical process in understanding the degeneration of brain cells sensitive to Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2012-03-08 15:49:49

The Genetics Society of America's 53rd Annual Drosophila Research Conference, March 7-11 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers, will showcase diverse efforts to understand basic biological processes through the easy-to-study fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, and other insects.

2012-03-02 13:44:32

Millions of people suffer from Parkinson's disease, a disorder of the nervous system that affects movement and worsens over time.

2012-02-18 01:44:16

What if we could engineer a liver or kidney from a patient's own stem cells?


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.