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2011-05-09 13:14:24

While children of all ethnicities can contract Kawasaki disease (KD), a study led by researchers at the Kawasaki Disease Research Center at the University of California, San Diego and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego finds that Filipino children with KD are at a higher risk for inflammation of the blood vessels of the heart than those of other Asian and non-Asian backgrounds.

2011-05-02 16:21:46

A new kind of sensor could warn emergency workers when carbon filters in the respirators they wear to avoid inhaling toxic fumes have become dangerously saturated.

2011-04-29 14:02:11

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego and Hunter College of the City University of New York (CUNY) have identified potential human molecular targets of the anti-HIV drug Nelfinavir, which may explain why the drug is also effective as a cancer therapy.

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2011-04-14 13:57:09

Recently discovered worm with bone-eating lifestyle not exclusive to whale carcasses.

2011-04-05 00:12:30

Chemists at UC San Diego have produced the first high resolution structure of a nano-scale square made from ribonucleic acid, or RNA.

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2011-03-27 11:08:50

The passage of icebergs through surface waters changes their physical and biological characteristics.

2011-03-21 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Laboratories, a leading provider of therapeutic drug monitoring, research and healthcare education, and the Millennium Research Institute, a national non-profit research center, announced today they have been selected by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine to provide laboratory services, including research and analysis, for a new UC San Diego study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

2011-03-18 14:53:24

Engineered, virus-like particles would hitch a ride with HIV to reach high-risk populations that don't seek or comply with medical treatment and are responsible for a disproportionate share of the spread of disease, a new model demonstrates.

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2011-03-17 10:19:55

Scripps researchers document the history of sudden global warming events, impacts on marine life.

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2011-03-11 11:31:46

Hydrocodone, a strong painkiller commonly sold under the name Vicodin, may be safe for nursing mothers in smaller doses, according to US researchers.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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