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innovation

noun
1. Something new or different.
2. The act of innovating, or introducing a new product, technology, or method.
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A debate has emerged in the pages of this magazine between what I would call the 'innovationists' and the 'traditionalists' on the new symbol of the Speaker, the baton.
Drug development for cancer, in general, is an area of active research for scientists and pharmaceutical innovationists. Our findings not only present the compounds as potential candidates for anticancer activity, but also prove them less cytotoxic to the normal cells.
At the same time I discover myself agreeing instinctively with such assertions, I also discover myself wondering: what do we innovationists mean when we say "difficulty"?

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