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Latest Stephen B. Liggett Stories

2010-10-28 08:15:33

Taste receptors in the lungs? Researchers have discovered that bitter taste receptors aren’t just in the mouth, but in the lungs as well.


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.