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  • n  the branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice
  • n  the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)

  • His tactless rhetoric had lost him respect among his colleagues, and he recognized that more controversy could overshadow a historic moment in biomedicine.
  • In biomedicine, for example, this will include harnessing the historic convergence between life sciences and physical sciences that is underway today; undertaking public projects .
  • Robert Gallo, the AIDS researcher, once told me that at the end of the 1970s, he was at a conference where a prominent scientist confidently summed up the truths of biomedicine .
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  • Thomas R Cech in International Herald Tribune
    This has been such a revolution in biomedicine, everybody is using it,said Thomas Cech, president of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, for which Mello is an investigator.
  • Michael Chertoff in Economic Times
    The human genome sequence far exceeds our expectations in terms of accuracy, completeness and continuity. It reflects the dedication of hundreds of scientists working together toward a common goal - creating a solid foundation for biomedicine in... Eric Lander http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Lander&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFInfCje_5S7RW6EtZtZeAbY-53AA Science Daily (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/10/041021075155.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHgOZOFZavqWIQGRZZU3BtoNt8rpQ Oct 21, 2004 10183 14129 biometrics The 9/11 Commission called for biometric entry and exit records, because biometrics confirm that travellers are who they say they are and the purpose of their travel is as they claim it to be," the Secretary of Department of Homeland Security...

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