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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gjellerup, Karl 1857-1919. Danish writer whose novels include An Idealist (1878) and The Pilgrim Kamanoto (1906). He shared the 1917 Nobel Prize for literature.

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  • Through her long career as a chemist, Elion directly improved the lives of the countless patients who benefited form her research's many applications, which included chemotherapies for leukemia, immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplants, and treatments for gout, lupus, and severe rheumatoid arthritis, in addition to the creation of the AIDS treatment AZT.

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  • These sophisticated, animal-free methods are already used by some companies and federal agencies to determine testing needs and priorities, while others -- such as the Environmental Protection Agency under its Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program, in a recent decision which could retard the research's benefits to assessing massive numbers of chemicals -- have chosen to dig in their heels and cling needlessly to obsolete animal tests.

    Michael Markarian: Congress Can Spare Taxpayers and Animals

  • But medical researchers, especially young ones, have ample incentive to participate despite research's tradition of information control.

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  • The research's authors developed a model that incorporates critical findings from major clinical trials, illustrating that an investment in early, aggressive treatment for diabetes has payoffs in reduced complications that increase over time, with a significant amount of the health and hence economic value accruing after the usual 10-year CBO window.

    James S. Marks: Replacing the Shouts of Recess with the Deliberations of Research

  • Simmons 'case was a victory for those who are seeking a sense of justice and fairness in the application of the law, but the use of this research, and its recent proliferation in the media, in policy papers, and in two Supreme Court cases heard last week, raises considerable concerns about the research's impact on the civil rights and liberties of young offenders.

    Alexandra Cox: Why Brain Science Is Bad for Juvenile Justice

  • It is Autism research's job to discover us and relate our knowledge to the world but alas, that might never happen.

    Rain Man's Curse

  • My current love affair is with Magnum research's BFR in .450 marlin.

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  • In the opinion of the authors, quantitative research's unpopularity may well be related to its disagreeable results.

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  • What's more, the research's implications could be good for sales.

    Old Brand Establishes Fresh Approach

  • When he opens up his mouth a spews something out, it sounds good until one research's it and then all the time it winds up being somebody else's idea.

    It's a bird. It's a plane. No. It's SuperCongressman!

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