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Asia

The largest of the continents. It was known to the romans more specifically as what we know today as asia minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the assyrian asu (to rise) or from the sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to europe, to the west.


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Re: What is the most promising field of study right now

... I also want to apply the knowledge that I will learn to discover something new - like new drugs or unique compounds from medicinal plants like in Asia. No disrespect to any teachers or researchers - my dad is also one - but I don't want to end up doing that either. So you do or don't do that?

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:18 am
 
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What is the most promising field of study right now

... I also want to apply the knowledge that I will learn to discover something new - like new drugs or unique compounds from medicinal plants like in Asia. No disrespect to any teachers or researchers - my dad is also one - but I don't want to end up doing that either. So my question is, which path ...

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by Morningstar2
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:14 am
 
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Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... that, just think, protein that doesn’t require large tracts of land, which is a major obstacle in many starving countries. P.S. If anyone lives in Asia, I will pay to get some bamboo aphids. P.S.S In America, the allowable number of aphids in hops is 2,500 per 10 grams, so if you are grossed out, ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
 
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Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
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A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species

... etc., but they are, generally speaking, not too major. For example, tropical climate in Africa isn't all that different than tropical climate in Asia, South America and Australia. Most European habitats aren't too different than North American or some Asian Habitats. There are even many similarities ...

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by Mothership
Fri May 10, 2013 12:58 pm
 
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Topic: A Potential Plan To Save Endangered Species
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Re: Where did human life begin?

it began in eritrea/djibouti in east africa. the channel across the red sea to asia is narrow here and this is how we spread. from there most parts of the globe are accessible.

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by amdby
Sat Feb 23, 2013 11:25 am
 
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Topic: Where did human life begin?
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