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Treatment Target For Public Health Risk Parasite Identified
2013-11-27 10:34:50

There are no reliable treatments for cryptosporidiosis, the disease caused by C. parvum, but that may be about to change with the identification of a target molecule

2010-03-03 14:35:00

MONTREAL, March 3 /PRNewswire/ - Youth Fusion is thrilled to announce that BMO Financial Group-Quebec, Bell, Bombardier Inc., CAE, Hydro-Quebec and Vigilant Futures have joined forces to send 45 Montreal students to FIRST, an international robotics competition. FIRST is a competition designed to offer young people an exciting and hands-on experience in science and technology.


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.