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2014-08-26 08:28:14

SEATTLE, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glencoe Software, Inc.

2012-10-09 10:36:04

By the time our children reach kindergarten their learning and developmental patterns are already taking shape, as is a trajectory for their future health.

2009-12-17 14:11:31

PNAS study documents puzzling movement of electricity-producing bacteria near energy sources.


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.