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Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)

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The second was discovered in a gene involved in DNA repair and the third found in the CASP8 gene which plays a role in controlling cell growth.
Robust examples from the multiple case-control association studies of common variants include a missense arginine to histidine amino acid change (D302H) in CASP8 associated with a moderate reduction in breast cancer risk [12], a common amino acid change (C557S) in BARD1 which increased breast cancer risk [13], and most recently a variant in RASSF1A associated with early-onset cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers [14].
A common coding variant in CASP8 is associated with breast cancer risk.
In "A Common Coding Variant in CASP8 is Associated with Breast Cancer Risk," published in the February issue of Nature Genetics, the authors, led by scientists at Sheffield University Medical School, University of Cambridge and National Cancer Institute, found evidence of an association between breast cancer and CASP8 D302H.
Antiapoptosis genes such as CASP8 and FADD-like apoptosis regulator (CFLAR) are induced by PAXgene reagent (see Fig.