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Stem Cells And Your Taste Buds
2013-02-04 12:47:32

As stem cell research progresses, scientists are becoming more and more specialized in studying the types of cells and tissues that they generate.

2009-12-22 14:07:16

Endocannabinoid modulation of tongue sweet taste receptors may help control feeding behavior.


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.