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breakthrough

 [brāk´throo″]
1. a significant step forward in theory development or research.
2. in psychotherapy, a change in attitude or behavior following a period of little or no client insight.

break·through

(brāk'thrū),
A sudden manifestation of new insights and more constructive attitudes following a period of resistance during psychotherapy.
Infectious disease A popular term for a positive blood culture for a pathogen after adequate therapy—e.g., 72 hrs for Candida krusei post-fluconazole therapy
Psychiatry A point in any form of 'talk therapy'—e.g., psychoanalysis—in which the patient acquires a new level of insight that changes the course of future therapy
Research A popular term for a discovery which solves a major question, and launches multiple lines of scientific inquiry
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For the Breakthrough Iniative's Starshot program, which has an audacious aim of sending tiny robotic probes to not only visit, but also to return from a trip to the Alpha Centauri system within a generation, knowing the location of any potential exoplanets in the system is crucial.
As a matter of fact, there is obvious difference between technology-based and market-based breakthrough. Technology-based breakthrough aims to obtain totally new technology and depends on the depth and width of knowledge; Market-based breakthrough refers to pursuit new segment markets and more relies on the width of knowledge.
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The Breakthrough Prizes honor important, primarily recent, achievements in the categories of Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences and Mathematics.
Dr Dung T Le of Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, said: "Opening the door to this therapy is a breakthrough." It was hailed a top advance at the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago.
Merck's KEYTRUDA (pembrolizumab), an anti-PD-1 therapy for the treatment of relapsed or refractory classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL), has been granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation by the FDA.
Weston, MA, January 28, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The 400 Year Project founder and chairman of the Breakthrough Improvement Institute, Donald W.