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2007-06-05 00:50:00

Guessing about the contents of a cow's stomach is a thing of the past for University of Arkansas researchers - all they have to do is reach in and take a sample. The university's Animal Science Department has surgically implanted 4-inch-wide tubes, called cannulas, in the sides of 12 cows.


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.