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1. Capable of being distinguished; separable; divisible; discernible; capable of recognition; as, a tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub. A simple idea being in itself uncompounded . . . Is not distinguishable into different ideas. (Locke)

2. Worthy of note or special regard.

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Unidentified Non-Human Remain

I'm having issues identifying a particular non-human bone element. The bone itself possesses several distinguishable characteristics. The only issue is I have no clue what it's function is. I have looked around and found that it may represent a tarsal or carpal, but again, ...

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by JeremiahRocker
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Non-Human Remain
Replies: 1
Views: 2193

Blob with cilia around it?

... in cilia. Wasn't motile at all as far as I could tell. Any ideas what it might be? I thought maybe I smashed something, but it didn't have any distinguishable parts to it besides the cilia as far as I could tell. Any help would be appreciated. Note: If you can't tell where the cilia are, try ...

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by keeblur
Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Blob with cilia around it?
Replies: 0
Views: 820

Re: Camouflage in nature

... much until the entire process is complete Bugs tend to be bilaterally symmetrical (the left side is a mirror image of the right side) and have a distinguishable midline on at least the abdomen (the hindmost part). As with greenishness, any mutation that makes the midline look a bit like a leaf's ...

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by Gavin
Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 13022

Humanoid life on other planets.

... to ask you to settle a debate. Consider movies like "Star Wars", "Star Trek", "Avatar", in which humanoids, barely distinguishable from us, exist on other planets. Is this realistically plausible? Some friends and myself have been debating this. One side of the debate ...

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by jakesully
Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:41 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humanoid life on other planets.
Replies: 2
Views: 3845

Cell Cycle

... phase of the cell cycle a good approach would be to make fusion constructs of a fluorescent protein and the different cyclins. If you have enough distinguishable reporters in yeast you can even put them all into one cell. By only using GFP you need of course to seperate the transformation events. ...

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by sorin
Thu May 13, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Cycle
Replies: 2
Views: 1857
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