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Virus Vial Goes Missing From Texas Lab, Most Likely Destroyed
2013-03-25 06:00:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A vial containing a potentially deadly strain of virus has disappeared from a secure laboratory at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, various media outlets reported on Sunday. According to Click2Houston.com, the virus, which was contained in a locked freezer at UTMB´s Galveston National Laboratory, contained less than one-fourth of a teaspoon of a virus known as Guanarito — a virus native only...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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