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New Experimental Drug Helps Monkeys Lose 11 Percent of Body Fat
2011-11-10 12:35:40

Researchers say that obese rhesus monkeys lost 11 percent of their body weight after four weeks of treatment with an experimental drug that destroys the blood supply of fat tissue.

2011-11-07 19:51:44

The survival rates for older women with breast cancer lag behind younger women diagnosed with the disease, indicating that the elder population may be missing out on improvements in treatment and detection.

2011-11-07 13:03:26

The embryonic enzyme pyruvate kinase M2 (PKM2) has a well-established role in metabolism and is highly expressed in human cancers.

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Texas-based GLASS RECYCLED has donated kitchen and bathroom countertop materials to the University of Texas-Tyler TxAire project.

2011-10-24 23:09:24

A research team led by scientists from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered four new "ZIP codes" in their quest to map the vast blood vessel network of the human body.

2011-10-24 09:07:16

Two previously unassociated proteins known to be overly active in a variety of cancers bind together to ignite and sustain malignant brain tumors.


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2010-11-18 18:05:49

Michael Baker is an engineer and a retired United States Navy captain and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Allen Baker on October 27, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, though he considers Lemoore, California to be his hometown. As a child he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lemoore Union High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas in 1975. After his graduation, Baker completed flight training and...

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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'.