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2008-10-13 12:00:41

The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) today announced the initiation of a three-drug combination study of elotuzumab (also known as HuLuc63), a humanized anti-CS1 monoclonal IgG1 antibody administered intravenously, in combination with REVLIMID(R) (lenalidomide), and dexamethasone for the treatment of multiple myeloma in patients who are experiencing a relapse.

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2008-10-08 11:39:03

It's a 500-pound gorilla that Robert Criss, Ph.D., professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, sees standing on the speaker's dais at political rallies, debates and campaigns. Its name is population growth.

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2008-10-07 09:25:00

A study by biologists at Washington University in St. Louis shows that the more diverse a bird population is in an area, the less chance humans have of exposure to West Nile Virus.

2008-09-29 14:41:08

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2008-09-27 10:50:00

Base running and base stealing would appear to be arts driven solely by a runner's speed, but there's more than mere gristle, bone and lung power to this facet of baseball — lots of mathematics and physics are at play.

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2008-08-13 10:22:15

Providing fruits for snacks and serving vegetables at dinner can shape a preschooler's eating patterns for his or her lifetime.

2008-07-01 06:00:37

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 1--Owning a Chevrolet Corvette is cool. So what does that make Jerry Craig, who just bought his 18th Vette? Very cool.

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2008-06-16 14:15:00

Residents of the central and southern Midwest are crossing their fingers, saying their prayers, planning evacuations, and in some cases filling sandbags in preparation for the excessive water ravishing communities in Iowa and Wisconsin.

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2008-06-05 13:22:43

A seismologist at Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues at Pennsylvania State University and Newcastle University in the United Kingdom have found seismic signals from a giant river of ice in Antarctica that makes California's earthquake problem seem trivial.

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2008-04-28 16:30:00

Converting light to energy by day, moonlighting at night


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.