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2013-04-04 11:39:35

New genetic factors predisposing to schizophrenia have been uncovered in five families with several affected relatives.

2013-01-25 10:12:24

At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information’s ones and zeroes.

2012-02-09 18:21:57

Researchers are continuing to sound the alarm on the growing threat of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in the United States, according to a Perspective commentary in the Feb. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

2012-02-07 23:12:30

A gene that influences the inflammatory response to infection may also predict the effectiveness of drug treatment for a deadly form of tuberculosis.

2011-10-26 00:37:54

More patients with ovarian carcinoma carry cancer-predisposing mutations, and in more genes, than previously thought.

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2011-07-22 11:48:42

Pseudomonas aeruginosa targets opponents' cell walls and immunizes itself against its own weapons.

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2011-06-18 06:10:00

According to a new study, people in the US are more susceptible to skin cancer on the left side of their bodies, possibly due to driving.

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2011-04-05 07:30:00

A new study states that one in 44,000 athletes in the National Collegiate Athletic Association has sudden cardiac death each year, higher than many estimates for young athletes in other areas.

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2011-02-26 07:26:26

A new study, published in the journal Headache, has found that girls who get migraines appear more likely than their peers to gain extra weight during adulthood.

2010-10-01 14:09:59

Surgeons at UW Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle and at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine have determined that transorbital neuroendoscopic surgery (TONES) is a safe, effective option for treating a variety of advanced brain diseases and traumatic injuries.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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