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Science News Archive - September 05, 2004

ABSTRACT van der Waals, J. E., Korsten, L., and Slippers, B. 2004. Genetic diversity among Alternaria solani isolates from potatoes in South Africa. Plant Dis. 88:959-964.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.