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1. A province in india, giving its name to various stuffs, animals, etc.

2. A thin stuff, made of silk and hair, originally brought from bengal.

3. Striped gingham, originally brought from Bengal; bengal stripes. Bengal light, a firework containing niter, sulphur, and antimony, and producing a sustained and vivid coloured light, used in making signals and in pyrotechnics; called also blue light. Bengal stripes, a kind of cotton cloth woven with coloured stripes. See bengal. Bengal tiger.

(Science: zoology) see tiger.

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... regardless of habitat or range. Snow leopards are not more intelligent than African leopards. Siberian tigers are not more intelligent than Bengal tigers and so on. Big hint: if it didn't happen in nature, it ain't gonna happen among humans. Humans are just one example. Just look at the ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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How to proceed to check for its Probiotic ability

I have collected two bacteria and two fungal cultures collected from sea water (Bay of Bengal) , grown on Minimal salt media. I wanted to test them whether they are Probiotic cultures or not. As Food Microbiology is very new to me. I have not yet work out with Food ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to proceed to check for its Probiotic ability
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Are there any pH indicators which can kill bacteria?

Some dyes like rose bengal are used functionally in selective media but I'm not aware of selective dyes used as pH indicators. I'd sure validate whatever you use.

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by JorgeLobo
Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Are there any pH indicators which can kill bacteria?
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Re: Of White Tigers and Lions

White tigers are obviously hybrids, they're white-coloured Bengals and not a separate subspecies as many people think... they may occur if a zoo chooses to mate a white Bengal with a tiger from another subspecies; this then produces a white hybrid tiger.

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by Francol
Mon Aug 29, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Of White Tigers and Lions
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what butterfly is this?

... 2) http://www.biolib.cz/en/taxonimage/id35669/?taxonid=51368&type=1 or you can have some from West Bengal (my home-state) at- http://bengalbutterflies.com/cgi-bin/searchButterfly.cgi?option=showList&family=LYCAENIDAE

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by surajitkoley
Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: what butterfly is this?
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