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2009-04-29 15:10:42

For the first time ever, scientists are using DNA “barcodes” to help prevent the spread of a elephantiasis, an often disfiguring disease that affects roughly one billion people in 80 nations throughout the world.

2006-05-03 04:31:18

By Kwaku Sakyi-Addo ACCRA (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi announced the creation of an international prize for medical research and care in Africa, of a value similar to Sweden's Nobel prize.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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