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Sentences with the noun Achilles' heel

6 examples:

Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles' heel of modern-day aviation.
(Science Daily - News, )

Scientists have taken aim at what may be the Achilles' heel of the HIV virus.
(Science Daily - News, )

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, may have an Achilles' heel: it needs a particular enzyme to survive.
(Science Daily - News, )

The Achilles' heel of the vast CalPERS fund has been its real estate portfolio, but there are signs that the long-troubled segment is finally turning around.
(Los Angeles Times - Business, )

RAS-MAPK pathway to be an Achilles' heel of EML4-ALK fusion-positive lung cancer and suggests that up-front combination therapy directed against both pathways can achieve sustained suppression of tumor growth.
(Nature Medicine, )

A new study identifies the RAS-MAPK pathway to be an Achilles' heel of EML4-ALK fusion-positive lung cancer and suggests that up-front combination therapy directed against both pathways can achieve sustained suppression of tumor growth.
(Nature Medicine, )

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9 examples:

Every hero has an Achilles' heel and for hockey goaltenders it's the space between their skates.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

New research reveals an Achilles' heel in the defensive barrier that surrounds drug-resistant bacterial cells.
(Science Daily - News, )

Hull manager Steve Bruce says not taking chances is his side's "Achilles' heel" after Cardiff hit back to earn a draw at the KC Stadium.
(BBC Sport, )

It was something former King Justin Williams was remarking on before the game — how the Capitals' one true Achilles' heel this season has been their...
(Los Angeles Times - Tennis, )

Scientists have overcome an "Achilles' heel" of quantum-based secure communication systems, using a new approach that works in the real world to safeguard secrets.
(Science Daily - News, )

Achilles' heel was his weak spot in the Greek myth, but the heel of a newly discovered primate provides a strong connection between humans and their possible ancestors.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Borides are among the hardest and most heat-resistant substances on the planet, but their Achilles' Heel, like so many materials', is that they oxidize at high temperatures.
(Science Daily - News, )

A paper published in Molecular Cell indicates that the production of ketones can promote the BRAFV600E–MEK–ERK oncogenic pathway and identifies a potential Achilles' heel.
(Nature Reviews Cancer, )

Malaria researchers have found one of the malaria parasite's best weapons against drug treatments turns out to be an Achilles' heel, which could be exploited to cure the deadly disease.
(Science Daily - News, )

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