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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

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For a long time, it was assumed that new cells in the blood vessel walls of an adult originate in the bone marrow.
Endothelial cells are necessary for new blood vessel growth.
Tackling uncontrolled blood vessel growth has become a key anti-cancer strategy of drug companies.
When injected into the eyes of newborn mice, a type of hematopoietic stem cell grew into blood vessels and possibly prevented a genetic form of blindness that normally occurs in this strain of mouse.
And one new study shows that boys as young as 15 can start to experience clogged coronary arteries, blood vessels that supply vital oxygen-rich blood to the heart (see diagram, right).
In fact, she says, this very approach is being taken in some animal studies using antibodies against molecules involved in the adhesion of inflammatory cells to blood vessel walls.
Then they inflate the balloon, which widens the opening in the blood vessel.
They found that many of the blood-vessel cells within the tumours contained genetic markers characteristic of the cancer cells, suggesting that the blood vessels were of tumour origin.
Finally, they withdraw the tube and seed each nascent vessel with cells taken from the lining of one of the patient's blood vessels.
The wrong blood would agglutinate, or lump together, to block your blood vessels and arteries--possibly killing you.