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1. Existing in idea or thought; conceptional; intellectual; mental; as, ideal knowledge.

2. Reaching an imaginary standard of excellence; fit for a model; faultless; as, ideal beauty. There will always be a wide interval between practical and ideal excellence. (Rambler)

3. Existing in fancy or imagination only; visionary; unreal. Planning ideal common wealth.

4. Teaching the doctrine of idealism; as, the ideal theory or philosophy.

5. (Science: mathematics) imaginary.

Synonym: Intellectual, mental, visionary, fanciful, imaginary, unreal, impracticable, utopian.

Origin: L. Idealis: cf. F. Ideal.

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Graphs depicting qPCR fold change

... values in a graph, specifically the fold change axis scale? I have seen it presented in one of 2 ways 99% of the time, but neither of these are ideal as far as I can tell: 1. On a scale from 0 to whatever, where values between 0 and 1 represent down-regulation, and values >1 represent up-regulation. ...

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by loudowns
Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Graphs depicting qPCR fold change
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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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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: Cell and Molecular Revision Question Help!!!

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by Didact1
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:02 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Cell and Molecular Revision Question Help!!!
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holographic origin of life

... of daphnia is that they are almost transparent, and their internal organs can be easily observed while working. These characteristics makes them ideal candidates for the following experiment. If a living organism is a sum of chemical reactions, then the components of food intake are the first ...

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by minasole
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:15 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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