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How the human body first fights off pathogens

People constantly encounter viruses, bacteria or parasites. Fortunately, our skin, the specialized lining of our guts and other parts of our body that are exposed to the outside world prevent them from entering. When a pathogen ...

Jul 24, 2017
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Surge in traffic deaths outpaces increase in travel

Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that may be partially explained by more Americans on the roads due to the economic recovery, according to National ...

Jan 13, 2017
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Adapter

An adapter or adaptor (-er is the accepted spelling in US English, both spellings in use in UK English [although US usage often is adapter for a person and adaptor for a device])[1][2][3] is a device whose purpose is to convert attributes of one device or system to those of an otherwise incompatible device or system.

Some adapters may only affect physical attributes:

Other adapters may affect electrical attributes:

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