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That dives or is used or diving.

(Science: zoology) diving beetle, any beetle of the family Dytiscidae, which habitually lives under water; called also water tiger. Diving bell, a hollow inverted vessel, sometimes bell-shaped, in which men may descend and work under water, respiration being sustained by the compressed air at the top, by fresh air pumped in through a tube from above. Diving dress. See submarine armor. Diving stone, a kind of jasper.

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What sea creature is this?

I'm a diver and see them fairly often. You sometimes see them with oysters also. I've done a little pearl diving in a effort to find some beautiful pearls like those. Haven't had much luck as of yet. Nice find on the chiton.

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by clarissology
Fri Aug 01, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What sea creature is this?
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... in phase 2 treatment and let’s call them type H drugs ("H" for “Halt cell division!” ) and Type K drugs ("K" for “Kill diving cells”). Type H drugs - Halt cell division! Type H drugs are the author's own name for a class of drugs examples of which are used in medicine ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Re: Mean corpuscular volume differences

... my first gess is: 1) Deep divers such as dolphins, whales and seals have high MCV. This may well be related to the need to store oxigen when diving. However some kind of balance must exist between cell size and number of cells (few big cells / many small ones). 2) Body size is likely to be ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
Replies: 1
Views: 1961

Re: ChIP-Seq for small number of cells

... it’s a bit shorter, 100-300 bp on the SOLiD platform for example. Pickle suggests optimizing your shearing conditions ahead of time before diving into an experiment."

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by Paul1987
Tue Aug 23, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: ChIP-Seq for small number of cells
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Views: 4840

Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race

... on animal sexual behaviour and I came across this 'In 2007, research suggested that in the Acilius genus of water beetles (also known as "diving beetles"), an "evolutionary arms race" between the genders means that there is no courtship system for these beetles. "It's ...

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by Abab
Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Coercive sexual behaviour evolutionary arms race
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