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a group or division of ten; especially, a period of ten years; a decennium; as, a decade of years or days; a decade of soldiers; the second decade of Livy.

alternative forms: decad] During this notable decade of years. (Gladstone)

Origin: f. Decade, L. Decas, -adis, fr. Gr, fr. Ten. See ten.

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... as a "what if" Eureka moment but I have since found out that a lot of evidence has been found of the concept being proved in principle a decade and more ago. I'm happier to be proved right than I am unhappy not to have been the first with this idea. 8) - I remember thinking of trying ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... discusses a man calling a woman a whore, just because he can. All of us expect this to be addressed as it should. As it would have been just a decade ago, before we have all become so immune to reducing a woman to a whore. We are watching.

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by peaceofmind
Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Re: Dioxin and Heated Bottled Water

... F. The myth that water bottles release dioxins in response to ambient heat or freezing conditions has been dispelled by a researcher nearly a decade ago. http://www.jhsph.edu/news/stories/2004/halden-dioxins-two.html

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dioxin and Heated Bottled Water
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Is complexity inevitable?

... them to. A universe with slightly different laws might not be so hospitable to complex structures. Although I've been an atheist for over a decade, there was a time when I was looking for a way to reconcile religion with science. I had come to the conclusion that creationists were fighting ...

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by cakrit
Mon Jul 22, 2013 3:21 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 17840

please suggest

... the frequent graphs and illustrations are actually helpful instead of being froo-froo addons included to increase cost. The copy I have is over a decade old, but still very useful (and no doubt cheaper). I haven't read his newer book (which is called Evolution ) and can't say how close it is to ...

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: please suggest
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