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(Science: orthopaedics) a molded orthopaedic appliance that may be composed of fibreglass or plaster useful in the immobilisation of a fracture site for the purposes of healing.

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... so we cannot simply rule out an observation which conflicts with our thesis. The consequence of this is that no law of empirical science can ever cast doubt on the reality of free will. I was asking if there is proof of anything being random in the world, because this would bring the element of ...

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by ughaibu
Thu Oct 24, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 38246

What is this animal/insect?

It is really hard to see.. Was that "insect" still moving? Did it move away after you took that picture? If not, it might look like the cast, old exoskeleton of some insect with indirect metamorphosis, perhaps a large cicada?

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is this animal/insect?
Replies: 6
Views: 4877

need help with PCR gel

I made a PCR product of 20ul total, ran 3ul of the product on a 2% agarose pre-cast gel. This is the first picture. There is a nice band at the correct bp size (400bp), but a fainter band is above it. So I wanted to gel purify out my correct band. I ran the 17ul ...

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by biosis123
Tue Feb 07, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: need help with PCR gel
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Views: 871

Re: Social relationships and evolution

Relationships between social insects are simple and every individual is part of set or cast which performs similar function until they die. That means they follow simple social systems, which can be controlled by complex stimuli. e.g. Ant worker, soldier ant and queen ...

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by sachin
Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Social relationships and evolution
Replies: 5
Views: 2319

Re: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses

... direct effectors in the way a classical CD8+ T cell is thought to be. This was certainly the long-held theory, but not so recent observations have cast confusion onto that neat package. Various groups have indeed described CTL-like function in CD4+ cells. (here is a random reference: http://www.biology-online.org/biology-forum/ucp.php?mode=activate&u=70785&k=2MS6YGSIGU) ...

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by biohazard
Thu Aug 25, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Immunology: Th1/Th2 vs cellular/humoral responses
Replies: 10
Views: 51097
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