ehrlich ehrlich  /ˈɜr lɪk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) German bacteriologist who found a `magic bullet' to cure syphilis and was a pioneer in the study of immunology (1854-1915)

News

  1. Ehrlich Column: Why IRS scandal is worse than others

    Bob Ehrlich says the targeting of conservative groups epitomizes what is wrong with an arrogant, overreaching government Happy Father's Day ¿        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. Messing with the Blood-Brain Barrier May Be Key to Treating a Host of Diseases (preview)

    During one of his famous staining experiments of the late 1800s--the kind that would eventually lead to a cure for syphilis and a Nobel Prize for Medicine--Paul Ehrlich stumbled on a conundrum that would haunt medicine down to the present day. When he injected dye into the bloodstream of mice, it penetrated every organ except the brain. Kidneys, livers and hearts turned a dark purplish-blue ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  3. High Frequency Trading Falls on Hard Times

    June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Businessweek's Matthew Philips and Steve Ehrlich, former CEO at Lightspeed Financial, discuss the current state of high frequency trading and how traders became the victims of their own success. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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