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2009-04-24 11:15:00

Biomedical engineers at University of Calgary design electronic device for quick and painless glucose test to aid diabetics.

2008-06-26 12:03:14

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - The Honourable Jim Prentice, Minister of Industry and Minister responsible for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), today announced the appointment of Dr. S.C. (Chan) Wirasinghe to the Council.


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.