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2012-05-25 10:00:28

For almost a century, researchers have known that cancer cells have peculiar appetites, devouring glucose in ways that normal cells do not.

2011-06-20 13:06:39

Mitochondria, those battery-pack organelles that fuel the energy of almost every living cell, have an insatiable appetite for calcium.

2010-02-15 07:18:48

Novel screening technique identifies new effects of approved drugs, further study needed.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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