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Composition

Composition

in chemistry, the kinds and numbers of atoms constituting a molecule.

Origin: L. Compono, to arrange


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Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?

... lower temperature) and the autoignition temperature would be let's say 200°C (autoignition temperature of paper, which is the closest to human composition from the list, is over 200°C http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoignition_temperature ), that makes difference of 163°C. Thus one would need ...

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by JackBean
Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:41 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reasons why spontaneous human combustion is impossible?
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Telomere and DNA replication

... the parent strand. As such when the second generation of cells divides the third generation will have 2 (out of a total of 8) cells with the same composition as the first generation - i.e: 5'_________3'(parent strand - complete telomere) 3'_________5'(daughter stand) This will continue in each ...

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by jsmith613
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Telomere and DNA replication
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Mutation not a cause for Species Genesis when differences in environmental pressure could cause a shift in Species Population for varying genome composition... Frankly, I'm lost here... Speciation is related to hybridization. According to the biological species concept , separate species cannot ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Sep 28, 2013 5:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755251

Re: Organism that create or supress water

... physical states depending on the temperature, such as water in solid, liquid or gaseous state. The product of a chemical reaction has a new composition and can have many different physical properties than the reactants (color, density, thermal conductivity, heat capacity, etc.).

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by jonmoulton
Mon Aug 12, 2013 4:32 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Organism that create or supress water
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Views: 1615

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Mutation not a cause for Species Genesis when differences in environmental pressure could cause a shift in Species Population for varying genome composition... Frankly, I'm lost here...

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by arfeltayona
Sat Aug 10, 2013 7:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755251
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