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A recent study has shown that tiny slivers of diamond forged on an infant Earth may contain the earliest traces of life, 500 million years earlier than previously believed.
Word of the Day
- 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.