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Discussion

1. The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumour, or the like.

2. The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation. The liberty of discussion is the great safeguard of all other liberties.

(Science: mathematics) (Macaulay) discussion of a problem or an equation, the operation of assigning different reasonable values to the arbitrary quantities and interpreting the result.

Origin: L. Discussio a shaking, examination, discussion: cf. F. Discussion.


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Re: Bio Research Paper Writing

... submitted in the order listed, each section to start on a new page. There are variations of course. Some journals call for a combined results and discussion, for example, or include materials and methods after the body of the paper. The well known journal Science does away with separate sections ...

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by BrentElmer
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:15 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bio Research Paper Writing
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... the answer to ALL your questions is NO. BTW how do you imagine slime mold assembling? Viruses live only inside their hosts and there's ongoing discussion whether they are alive outside of hosts, but there is no metabolism, no perception etc. As far as I know, slime molds simply come together ...

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by Tenebrae
Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:13 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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Views: 1486

Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... the answer to ALL your questions is NO. BTW how do you imagine slime mold assembling? Viruses live only inside their hosts and there's ongoing discussion whether they are alive outside of hosts, but there is no metabolism, no perception etc.

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by JackBean
Wed Nov 26, 2014 7:14 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
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Re: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments

... as a result of their beliefs being shattered. Beliefs are peoples reality and must be respected even when they are counter to yours, however a discussion or debate on any subject is healthy and may sway someones opinion if argued correctly. This may however be futile if they have been indoctrinated ...

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by BeliefSystems
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
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Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase

... gene that codes for an enzyme, it would result in upregulation of that enzyme. ^What's wrong with my thinking on this? If you want specifics, the discussion was on low serum cholesterol and what physiologic effects it would have. The professor (to the best of my understanding) was explaining that ...

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by Upperninety8
Tue Sep 30, 2014 3:21 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Upregulation/Increased Expression in HMG-CoA Reductase
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