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(1) The gradual increase (e.g. in size or number) of an animal or vegetable body over time.

(2) The development of an organism, e.g. of a plant from a seed to full maturity.

(3) Tumor; an abnormal mass in an organism.



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Aquatic life in the polar regions

Would sunlight penetrate through the thick layer of ice for the growth of algae?

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by josem
Sat Aug 30, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Aquatic life in the polar regions
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Views: 276

Hypothetical question about vampires

How about there's just accelerated tooth growth, and this forces the vampire to file down his teeth himself. They sharpen them either because they want to avoid the nerve endings deep within the tooth, or because it's convenient for blood sucking, ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hypothetical question about vampires
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Trying to prove height increase...need help

... right index finger and not the left. The right index finger is about 1/4" longer. The increase is not due to any genetic effect or to altered growth during puberty which I can prove if you decide to take it seriously. The length increase is due an increase in bone length and not due to enlargement ...

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by MiniGolfer
Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Trying to prove height increase...need help
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Views: 559

Re: 2.5 M glycine crystallized

... Apparently glycine is such a molecule. Storage at room temperature might prevent the crystallization, but you might also get microbial growth if there are any critters in there. Try gently warming the bottle and see if the crystals go back into solution. Leaving it on the countertop ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Jun 20, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: 2.5 M glycine crystallized
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The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity

... does denature proteins, but at higher concentrations 2) you added the ethanol to yest, not to proteins 3) what was in that solution? Was it some growth medium or was it just water/buffer/whatever?

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by JackBean
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The effect of ethanol on peroxidase activity
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