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Video Gamers Vs Medical Residents
2012-11-19 11:09:37

[ Watch the Video: UTMB's Dr. Kilic on the Robotic Simulator Training Study ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Do you spend at least two hours a day playing video games, much to the chagrin of your parents, friends, siblings, girlfriend, wife or kids? Just tell them you´re training for a promising future as an operating room surgeon. Scientists from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston matched high school and college gamers against their medical...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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