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TB Vaccine Shows Promising Results In Lab Tests
2011-09-05 04:48:52

Scientists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reported on Sunday that a vaccine they developed for tuberculosis had shown promising results during early laboratory testing in mice.


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.