Scampavia

Scam`pa`vi´a


n.1.A long, low war galley used by the Neapolitans and Sicilians in the early part of the nineteenth century.
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"Until now, most of the research to screen for cancer drugs has used cells that are growing flat on a plate," added Louis Scampavia, one of the study's co-authors.
"It's unlikely we would have discovered this connection using standard 2-D methods," Scampavia said.