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2011-08-20 08:30:00

Life science reagent supplier Ascent Scientific LLC has assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in investigating the case of an Illinois man, charged with plotting to kill his wife. Edward Bachner, of suburban Lake-in-the-Hills, was sent an FBI controlled shipment of the toxin through Ascent Scientific. Mr. Bachner had falsely represented himself to Ascent Scientific as "Dr. Backer" and sought to place an order for the toxin. He claimed that he required the toxin for "marine...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.