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February

The second month in the year, said to have been introduced into the roman calendar by Numa. In common years this month contains twenty-eight days; in the bissextile, or leap year, it has twenty-nine days.

Origin: L. Februarius, orig, the month of expiation, because on the fifteenth of this month the great feast of expiation and purification was held, fr. Februa, pl, the roman festival or purification; akin to februare to purify, expiate.


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Atavism

... born with 24 fingers and toes And look at the case of a baby boy born with 24 fingers and toes, reported by the BBC and other media outlets on February 5, 2009. The boy was born in California at the Bay Area Hospital, and had 6 digits on each hand and foot. As far as we are aware, no evolutionist ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
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Creationism is not scientific

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
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Views: 18163

Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
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Podcast: Spinal Muscular Atrophy and oligos

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by jonmoulton
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Podcast: Spinal Muscular Atrophy and oligos
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Arsenic-eating microbe

Felisa Wolfe-Simon, the first author said, there will be new article in February http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVSJLUIQrA0&feature=player_embedded However, I don't think they will make such kind of experiments. Yeah, the article seems to have some troubles. ...

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by JackBean
Sat Dec 11, 2010 11:25 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Arsenic-eating microbe
Replies: 12
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