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transmission of energy or mass by a medium involving movement of the medium itself. The circulatory movement that occurs in a fluid at a nonuniform temperature owing to the variation of its density and the action of gravity.

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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the authors. We speculate that both observations can be explained if late meteorite bombardment triggered the onset of the current style of mantle convection. Willbold, M., T. Elliott, et al. (2011). "The tungsten isotopic composition of the Earth/'s mantle before the terminal bombardment." ...

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by scottie
Tue Oct 04, 2011 10:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1135932

Plate tectonic activity ideas

Wild idea: In a large container put 2 slow moving motors/rolling bands moving in opposite direction [magama convection cells of course] and cover with liquid (as thick as possible) [magma] put floating pieces of styrofoam on the surface [the plaques] of the liquid and look at ...

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by canalon
Wed May 06, 2009 3:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plate tectonic activity ideas
Replies: 4
Views: 5705

Cytoplasmic Streaming-- PLEASE help me!

I have to ask where you got this information about the mitochondrial heat causing convection?

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by safra
Tue Oct 10, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytoplasmic Streaming-- PLEASE help me!
Replies: 8
Views: 17422

cytoplasmic streaming

The explanation i can gather for how cytoplasmic streaming occurs is below: Cytoplasmic streaming is due to convection around the heat generated by mitochondria. i hope this helps a little bit. Philie

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by philie12
Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:05 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytoplasmic Streaming-- PLEASE help me!
Replies: 8
Views: 17422

The Fiber Disease

... shoot up also and seen some come back to me stick to my hand or arm. Again, there are other ways these things can perhaps be explained (heat convection, static etc) but when you see it yourself it seems quite different. For all the symptoms I have (including the visiting bugs at night) no ...

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by Anonymous
Tue Jan 17, 2006 1:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6265245

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