show promise

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Two other drugs in earlier testing also show promise, researchers reported in December 2006 at a meeting of the American Society of Hematology in Orlando, Fla.
Previous clinical trials show promise for Naturlose as a treatment for Type 2 diabetes.
This pilot program allows us to test the idea that growth models show promise as fair, reliable and innovative methods of giving states credit for student improvement over time," says U.
That being said, this mag might show promise, we'll see what the guy can do out of the joint.
Other, equally exciting applications show promise in the laboratory.
They must have a serious intent to pursue full-time professional employment in the rubber industry and show promise of a productive future as a technical professional.
Although the research is mixed on "natural" remedies, some show promise.
show promise for producing a wide variety of polypropylenes, including copolymers and elastomeric types.
An herbal extract used in parts of Asia and gaining popularity in Western countries against high cholesterol didn't show promise in a U.
Orange juice and some unusual fats derived from skim milk show promise in preventing colon cancer (155: 287; 156: 166).