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An anatomical cavity with many interconnecting chambers.

Synonym: caverna.

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Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... like to use correct science as a starting point for the fictional bacteria featured in my book. In my next book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For ...

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 1
Views: 472

Nuclear Power?

... of not recycling used nuclear fuel from reactors? What should we do with all of our nuclear waste? Right now I think the plan is to dump it into a cavern in New Mexico.

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by AstusAleator
Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:16 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Nuclear Power?
Replies: 33
Views: 24764

enzyme and substrate

... the enzyme as if by chance or do they migrate in some seemingly predicatble way into the cleft of the active site? And while they remain in the 'cavern' of that cleft, do they seek out hidy holes or crash about there too? Cause I think that they slow down a lot or do they jostle their way about ...

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by paperclip
Mon Oct 03, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: enzyme and substrate
Replies: 13
Views: 7283

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