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Field identification

Field identification

(Science: zoology) The determination of the taxonomic identity of an individual specimen, under field conditions, often with the aid of keys etc.

See: identification.


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Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... in the number of genes (taking for granted the meaninglessness of gene identification) with complexity of the organism. For example, fruit flies ... of the research institutes and universities the world over. Several new fields like bioinformatics, genomics, synthetic biology, etc., have emerged. ...

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Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
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Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:04 pm
 
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Help for identification of bird

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by rose67
Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:49 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help for identification of bird
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Determine Salinity and Anaerobes

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by canalon
Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:50 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Determine Salinity and Anaerobes
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