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  • s  having six units or components

  • The city's population increased more than six-fold during the early 20th century industrial boom, fed largely by an influx of Irish, Germans, Scots, Poles, Italians, Greeks .
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  • Gene variants may predict who will benefit from breast cancer prevention drugs
    ( NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences ) In women at high risk for breast cancer, a long-term drug treatment can cut disease risk in half. Researchers have now identified two gene variants that may predict which women are most likely to benefit -- and which should avoid this therapy. There is nearly a six-fold difference in disease risk depending on which gene variants a woman ...
    June 13, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Bernard Arnault in Reuters
    Since John arrived at Dior, sales have grown six-fold, so from the beginning his clothes have been selling very well,Arnault told reporters backstage, although he played down the commercial aspect of the collection.
  • Martin Wolf in Gold Seek
    Our civilization is based on fossil fuel,writes Martin Wolf in the FT. "But since the end of 2001, the real price of oil has risen some six-fold. Today the real price is higher than since the beginning of the previous century."
  • Tom DeLay in Bloomberg
    We need a six-fold increase in renewable energy generation in just 11 years,Tom Delay, chief executive of the government-funded Carbon Trust, said in an e-mailed statement. "To deliver this project we will need Herculean effort, and...

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