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2011-08-04 12:45:33

Carbon dioxide remains the undisputed king of recent climate change, but other greenhouse gases measurably contribute to the problem.

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2010-03-23 13:18:26

The song says that "diamonds are a girl's best friend," but scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are finding that diamonds are a researcher's best friend too.

2008-04-16 15:00:50

Dr. James Butler, who has practiced orthopedic surgery in Slidell and the greater New Orleans area for over twenty years, has recently opened a new office devoted to treating patients with spinal disorders.


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.