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2007-05-22 15:00:48

By Steve Neavling, Detroit Free Press May 22--You're in a car crash, unconscious and bleeding profusely. Without your consent, you are injected with an experimental blood substitute being randomly tested on victims of car crashes, shootings and other trauma. That's exactly what happened to nine trauma patients -- one of whom died -- at two Detroit hospitals last year. Nine other patients randomly selected to receive the standard treatment -- saline solution and real blood -- survived....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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