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2012-05-04 23:02:57

The breakthrough genetic test designed to meet FAA and US Air Force requirements is set for release at the Aerospace Medical Association in May. Albuquerque,

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2009-09-17 06:35:00

Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida have used gene therapy to cure two adult monkeys of color blindness, successfully restoring full color vision to the animals.


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.