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repurpose

To change the media format; for example, to go from print to online.

Repurpose

Using a structure for a purpose other than for what it was originally intended.
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Wei Zheng, said, "Historically, drug repurposing for outbreaks of bacterial, viral, and related infections has been an underutilized vehicle for discovery of novel interventions due to the limited potential for commercialization.
The Illinois-based nonprofit group, which supports medical repurposing research, also notes that the "risks are better known and the chance of failure due to adverse side effects is reduced" with repurposed drugs.
Knowledge solutions company Excelra reported on Tuesday the launch of a strategic Drug Repurposing collaboration with Astellas Pharma Inc of Tokyo.
Taking into account all of the above undisputable advantages, we have decided to approach and present in this paper an interesting topic, related to the VSTO features presented above: the development of an innovative, customized Office solution that implements a Component Object Model Add-In (COM Add-In), designed for repurposing the default commands in Word 2013 and for extending the default features offered by the Office suite.
Artist William Ishmael, recognizing the craftsmanship in the pieces, assembled a group of local artists and discussed ideas for repurposing the patterns, which were used for castings such as pipes, valves, grate covers and water fountains.
The repurposing database comprises more than 45 databases that enable the relationship between Drug-Target-Disease, and repurposing algorithms allow for unbiased interpretation of the data to predict alternative indications.
Collins, recently added its imprimatur to two promising areas of pharmaceutical and biologic research: drug repurposing and drug rescue.
But now, dealers on the fields at the thrice annual shows are noticing that more and more people are coming to buy old items intent on repurposing them into a useful new item and some of their creativity is being sparked by websites such as Pinterest.
Tel Aviv, June 15, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Actus Digital, a developer of web-based media monitoring, content repurposing and verification solutions for broadcasters, is showcasing new media ingest technology at the Broadcast Asia 2012 exhibition, held in Singapore from June 19-22 (stand 4M2-01).
In the simplest of terms, repurposing is the art of using something for a purpose other than the one it was intended for initially.
Does repurposing make more sense environmentally or economically?