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1. Any matter used to produce heat by burning; that which feeds fire; combustible matter used for fires, as wood, coal, peat, etc.

2. Anything that serves to feed or increase passion or excitement. Artificial fuel, fuel consisting of small particles, as coal dust, sawdust, etc, consolidated into lumps or blocks.

Origin: OF. Fouail, fuail, or fouaille, fuaille, LL. Focalium, focale, fr. L. Focus hearth, fireplace, in LL, fire. See Focus] [Formerly written also fewel.

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Is energy released or not released during the reduction of N

... reaction. subsequently endergonic reactions cannot occur without an exergonic reaction, so another question come about. What exergonic reaction fuels the energy needed for NAD to be reduced? and how? Thanks for the help.

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by soccerstats
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:39 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Is energy released or not released during the reduction of N
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Theories - Origin of Life

... it's a stud, out-reproducing all its fellow bacteria. That is whole point of the combination of random mutations with directional selection: one fuels the variation on which the other acts. And steady mutation rates mean that even alleles which are eliminated from the population can pop up again ...

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:55 am
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Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Is DNA living or non-living thing?? get the answer here

... to smallest particles, strive to increase their constrained energy in attempt to postpone their own reconversion to energy, to the energy that fuels cosmic expansion. 6. Life is an enigma? Life is just another type of mass array, a self-replicating mass array. Earth life is a replicating RNAs ...

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by Dov Henis
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:27 pm
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Re: I hate to do this.

... Which of the following options is NOT a way that carbon is released into the atmosphere? emissions from cars and trucks This is false. All fossil fuels used add to the carbon cycle. Things that add to the carbon cycle and carbon released into the atmosphere include: Plant and animal respiration ...

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by Larsa
Tue Nov 15, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I hate to do this.
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Getting a biology job with no degree..

... in school I worked in the department of opthamology on research for a year. I also worked in a lab where we did research on algae growth for bio-fuels. So I have a ton of experience with mixing solutions and using various equipment. I was hoping I would be able to get a job testing the quality ...

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