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growth by the rapid multiplication of parts

a rapid increase in number (especially a rapid increase in the number of deadly weapons)

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Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert said, "This latest accomplishment underscores the Indian government's excellent non-proliferation credentials and commitment to preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, including by regulating the trade of sensitive goods and technologies.
This paper is an attempt to assess the significance of the first ever EU strategy to stop the proliferation of WMD by first taking a broad overview of the background which has led to its adoption and institutionalization.
The notion that proliferation does not feel like a good thing is, arguably, not simply perceptual but definitive: proliferation is a matter of apprehension and a problem of control; it is a condition of recognizing the increase of something whose increase was not necessarily desirable with reference both to its numbers and its nature.
In this context, Ambassador Abdullah affirmed the WMD-posed hazards to world security, mainly in the event they fall in the hands of terrorists, affirming that the countries of the region are facing substantial challenges not only because of WMD proliferation but also due to the spread of conventional arms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) which caused a large number of casualties, injuries and huge property damage.
Cultrex Cell Proliferation Assays from AMSBIO were created in an effort to provide more physiologically relevant assessments when using cell models in the screening process for compounds that influence toxicity, cell survival, tumorigenieity, and new tumor formation.
Nowhere in the world is the question of non-proliferation more burning than in this region and nowhere would the consequences of a failure to prevent proliferation be more seriously felt than in the Gulf region," said Blix.
GAO found that the lack of sufficient and timely information provided by IAEA on project proposals limits the ability of DOE and the national laboratories to fully assess potential proliferation concerns associated with the program.
If we don't use this opportunity to oppose the proliferation of nuclear weapons, and don't create an impulse for its total elimination, we will prolong the period of indecisiveness which will be used by all those who are against the NPT to become stronger and more dangerous," Mladenov warned in his speech before the conference.
lt;p>The minister said Morocco considers nuclear proliferation and terrorism as a "real threat" to world peace and stability, adding that the international community should adhere to an action plan adopted by the Washington summit.
The monographs included in this collection address different methods for measuring cell proliferation and cell populations and the ability of dietary restriction regimens to reduce proliferation rates and the risk of cancer in humans and animals.
But we worry about proliferation and we have good reason to worry about proliferation," she said, alluding to the reputed father of Pakistan s nuclear bomb, Abdul Qadeer Khan.
This strategy targets implementation of international agreements, such as the non-proliferation treaty (including the IAEA's additional protocols), the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the Biological and Toxic Weapons Convention (BTWC), Security Council resolutions - in particular those adopted in 2004 on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and on nuclear crises - and the Hague Code of Conduct on the proliferation of ballistic missiles.
Alpha-tocopherol is known as an antioxidant, and in vitro supplementation of alpha-tocopherol significantly increased mice splenocyte proliferation.
The Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) is a global effort that aims to stop trafficking of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems, and related materials to and from states and non-state actors of proliferation concern.
FGF's are key-players in the processes of proliferation and differentiation of cells.
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