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Dan

a title of honor equivalent to master, or sir. Old dan Geoffry, in gently spright The pure wellhead of poetry did dwell. (Spenser) What time dan Abraham left the Chaldee land. (Thomson)

Origin: oe. Dan, danz, OF. Danz (prop. Only nom), dan, master, fr. L. Dominus. See dame.

(Science: chemical) a small truck or sledge used in coal mines.

Origin: Etymol. Uncertain.


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Re: Lecture by Dan Tawfik

Wow!! Thanks for sharing, I had already hear about it and wanted to see it. Cool! :)

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by Xaolou
Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:10 am
 
Forum: Biology Movies
Topic: Lecture by Dan Tawfik
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Views: 2099

weight loss after death

This sounds like a Dan Brown novel that has been taken for literal. The point that sticks in my mind is we don't understand what the soul could be (physical manifestation or some type of energy) so we can't measure it. What may be ...

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by daniel.kurz
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: weight loss after death
Replies: 13
Views: 26605

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you started with the video and saying, that the food is sweet because we like it Not quite true. I showed the video and said that Dan offered a reasonable answer for "why", and then someone asked for my short report on what Dan was saying. Then you claimed it was rubbish and ...

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by Crucible
Tue Nov 08, 2011 12:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 54838

Why are flowers "beautiful"?

... sweet” and “not sweet enough” are all relative to cultural understandings. If it was just influx of sugar translated into liking as suggested by Dan, we should all have similar responses but we don’t. I don’t particularly like chocolate cake. It was not part of my diet as a child. I find it a ...

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by Cat
Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 54838

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... agree with it. That seems to be how you use the word "nonsense", so I use it. That's why it's nonsense. You can re-read my post about Dan's explanation, for explanation by non- nonsense. The answer for why it's sweet is because of our brain, not because of the food.

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by Crucible
Tue Oct 25, 2011 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 54838
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