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Blood Test May Predict Heart Attack
2012-03-22 08:30:51

A new blood test developed to predict heart attacks as much as two weeks in advance could be a savior to more than 2.5 million Americans at risk.

Blood Vessel Origins Discovered
2012-02-22 06:11:38

Researchers from the California and Florida campuses of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered the biological origins of the closed circulation system of vertebrates.

2012-02-17 00:32:46

To invade organisms such as humans, bacteria make use of a protein called flagellin, part of a tail-like appendage that helps the bacteria move about.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.