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Anthrax Mystery Resolved
2013-11-14 15:12:09

A new study has found the toxin produced by the anthrax bacteria uses a “Trojan horse”-like method to elude the body’s natural defenses.


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.