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2012-03-28 17:20:49

Later-stage cancers thrive by finding detours around roadblocks that cancer drugs put in their path, but a Purdue University biochemist is creating maps that will help drugmakers close more routes and develop better drugs.

2011-06-08 01:16:50

If a person's blood becomes too thick it can damage blood vessels and increase the risk of heart attacks.

2011-04-05 21:34:56

A Purdue University biochemist has demonstrated a process using nanotechnology to better assess whether cancer drugs hit their targets, which may help reduce drug side effects.

2011-02-21 14:20:51

In research appearing in today’s issue of the journal Nature Nanotechnology, Nongjian “NJ” Tao, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, has demonstrated a clever way of controlling electrical conductance of a single molecule, by exploiting the molecule’s mechanical properties.

2011-01-24 15:30:49

Despite the sophistication and range of contemporary microscopy techniques, many important biological phenomena still elude the precision of even the most sensitive tools.

2010-05-19 16:13:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (PEI) (NYSE: PLA, PLAA) today announced the election of Kai-Shing Tao to its board of directors. Tao is an experienced global investor with a concentration in the Greater China region and the United States.

2010-04-28 13:50:00

Human rights organization continues to urge Yahoo! to publicly call for Shi Tao release on World Press Freedom day WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International USA members and other activists will hold a vigil at the Yahoo! headquarters demanding the release of Chinese journalist, Shi Tao.

2009-09-08 09:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Co. Ltd. ( http://www.beikebiotech.com ), a leader in stem cell research and regenerative medicine, announced the appointment of two senior stem cell scientists to key positions in the company.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.