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to make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings. Hence: to utter a murmuring sound; to speak with a low, humming voice. Like a wasp is buzzed, and stung him. (Longfellow) However these disturbers of our peace buzz in the people's ears. (Shak)

Origin: An onomatopoeia.

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Why do cells age?

... rapidly. I did a research paper my sophomore year of college (last year) on the issue of aging and life rejuvenation theories. There is a lot of buzz about SENS theory. And although I like SENS, I cannot say whether or not it is valid (as a lot of highly trained bio-gerontologists disagree over ...

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Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
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Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
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Re: Camouflage in nature

... element, since it doesn’t really replicate anything without other features of a bug # 2 present. Say a random # generator produces an identical buzz produced by the wings of a bug # 6. Since the sound indeed somewhat mimics the sound of a poisonous bug # 6, it increases the probability of our ...

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by Nick7
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:38 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
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... kills Collembola. Also, you may want to move to a frigid climate to speed the results. Heat above 130', may kill them, but at 115' they will buzz so loud you can hear them! Look, I had this vicous creature infest every pore on my body, twice!!! I am not making it up. I feel guilty because ...

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Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
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Re: Generation of DNA nucleotides

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Fri Jan 15, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Generation of DNA nucleotides
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