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2011-04-14 14:24:03

On Friday, scientists will join together at Yale University for a forum that could overturn the three century old method for naming newly discovered nature.

2007-09-22 03:00:08

By Adl, Sina M Leander, Brian S; Simpson, Alastair


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.