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1. A way or opening for entrance into a place; a passage by which a place may by reached; a way of approach or of exit. The avenues leading to the city by land. On every side were expanding new avenues of inquiry. (Milman)

2. The principal walk or approach to a house which is withdrawn from the road, especially, such approach bordered on each side by trees; any broad passageway thus bordered. An avenue of tall elms and branching chestnuts. (W. Black)

3. A broad street; as, the fifth avenue in new York.

Origin: f. Avenue, fr. Avenir to come to, L. Advenire. See Advene.

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Apology to DNLee

... and prudent behavior expected of him as a contributor to Biology Online. From the moment that Biology Online started, it has always been a cordial avenue to exchange invaluable information and discussions among scientists, professionals, students, and biology savvy individuals from different parts ...

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by honee_v
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apology to DNLee
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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

I agree, the immediate dismissal of Ofek (and the revelation of his real name) is the only acceptable avenue here.

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by johnrplatt
Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Re: overtrainging and immune cell function?

... and research the exact effects of heavy exertion on the immune system. I'll let you do the grunt work verifying that but I think that's a good avenue to head down. http://www.nature.com/icb/journal/v78/n5/full/icb200069a.html

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by zombiesagan
Thu Nov 10, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: overtrainging and immune cell function?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... and what is more you have not provided a single refutation. Come on admit it, you know you have lost the scientific argument so your only avenue of escape now is to change the subject to your religion. But as I have said before I don’t do religion. I know it hurts to be shown up on actual ...

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by scottie
Fri May 27, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Human aging

... lead to a way to better understand and eventually "cure" the "disease" of aging. I'm asking on here about this particular avenue, because it's not really my area of study (mine being the prolonging of an existing human life and possible ways to reverse the processes of ...

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by Omnesion
Sat Jan 23, 2010 4:42 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Human aging
Replies: 20
Views: 18712
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