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2011-11-07 11:42:19

Taxanes are a family of compounds that includes one of the most important cancer drugs ever discovered, Taxol®, among other cancer treatments.

2011-09-05 11:23:24

In a joint study, scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Harvard University's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have established a new class of anti-diabetic compound that targets a unique molecular switch.

Image 1 - Scientists Produce Stem Cells Of Endangered Species
2011-09-05 04:04:47

Researchers have successfully produced stem cells from a pair of endangered species.

2011-08-23 21:33:41

In a joint research effort with researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and with help from scientists at The University of Pennsylvania, The University of Minnesota, and the National Institutes of Health, investigators from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have defined a specific protein complex that allows cells to rid themselves of damaged mitochondria, which are the energy producing machines of the cell.

2011-07-28 19:44:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

2011-07-27 12:30:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Conrad Prebys was a young boy growing up in Indiana he stepped on a rusty belt buckle, which resulted in a life-threatening cardiac infection that forced him to remain bedridden for a year.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.