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Blue shield

Blue shield

a prepaid health insurance plan for costs of physicians services.


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Re: Why are leaves green?

... toward and including red, and higher energies toward and including blue, are also present, but in lower quantities. Other writers have indicated ... the plant system with too much energy, plants evolved the ability to shield themselves from the excessive quantities of yellow-green wavelengths ...

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by DavidMaine
Fri Apr 09, 2010 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Why are leaves green?
Replies: 76
Views: 292577

What on earth is this thing?

It is hard to describe without sending a photo. Insect is blue with orange spots (almost) around its edges, it has 6 legs I think that appear to be at the extreme end of its body which is almost shield shaped with what appears to be a large Proboscis or stinger. This thing was ...

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by dcsharp
Mon Mar 02, 2009 7:45 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What on earth is this thing?
Replies: 7
Views: 4127

The Fiber Disease

... concentrations of the creature in its nematomorphic "worm-like" stage produce skin lesions and a hard "callus-like" protective shield that many victims as well as researchers believe is skin. This is partially wrong and partially correct. It is not "callus" in the ...

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by Sabrina
Sun Jan 14, 2007 2:40 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5456576

The Fiber Disease

... the colours of which would seem to account for some of the red and blue silken fibres. Does the blocking of ecodyne make a difference? If so, ... simply cannot be the whole answer. The nematodes, protected by the shield of the callus, may be programmed to attach themselves to fibres of ...

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by Cilla
Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5456576

The Fiber Disease

... "towerblocks" together? The gelatinous goo of exopolysaccharide (EPS). This gunk is produced by the bacteria and forms an impenetrable shield that defends against antibiotics. It also safeguards the biofilm from hostile environmental conditions. "EPS is vital as it protects the ...

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by J Jill
Sat Jan 28, 2006 6:51 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5456576


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