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2008-02-08 08:35:00

A team of scientists has just set off to explore a strange lake in Antarctica, which may be home to exotic forms of microscopic life.


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.