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The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fibre as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.

Origin: Scot. Boon, bune, been, gael. & ir. Bunach coarse tow, fr. Bun root, stubble.

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... follows. If all the other guys are only producing male offspring, but you're the lucky guy that can produce female offspring, that would be a huge boon to your genes.

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
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Re: Future Human Evolution

... developed incredibly nasty biological warfare techniques and never used them. The flip side of that technology is modern medicine, and that is a boon to all of us. While genetic modification of humans could be twisted into something evil, I do not think it will happen. The worst might be a few ...

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by skeptic
Fri Jul 10, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
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about Green Chemistry

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by chenhongxia
Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:43 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: about Green Chemistry
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The Fiber Disease

... phone, she is caring, sincere and kind. Maybe at least, we owe it to ourselves to follow her example. Well done. P.s. found menthol vapour rub a boon, for upper respiratory easing, and as a direct topical on the lesion.

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by al
Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene

It is a boon to the genetical students and epileptic patients that Harvard Medical School found a new gene causes epilepsy. Here the report goes, "Boston--Harvard Medical School affiliate Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center--Scientists ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Sep 24, 2006 6:54 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Scientists Discover New Epilepsy Gene
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Views: 2139

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