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a tool or implement.

Origin: L. Instrumentum

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Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... available or too expensive for the purpose. Nurses used to use a boiling water bath to 'sterilize' needles for reuse and to 'sterilize' surgical instruments. It is innocence pure and simple with all authority for sterile in the title, NURSE. (Back in those days nurses were kept sterile by not ...

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by fdgsr
Tue Mar 18, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
Replies: 29
Views: 102860

Genetic testing: reliability, accuracy, experience?

... in making these tests. They have a degree of inaccuracy like all scientific methods do, but unless you are a competent biologist with up to date instruments and reagents and protocols, I'm certain their inaccuracy is far less than what would be if you tested your DNA yourself. It is also worth ...

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by biohazard
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:55 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic testing: reliability, accuracy, experience?
Replies: 3
Views: 4104

Re: Re:

... we have a free will only because our deterministic neurons make us assume so. 2. 63% is not at all that bad, taking into account the very crude instruments that are used to measure the brain activity (crude, as in they are light years away from the elegant mechanisms of the brain and neurons ...

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by biohazard
Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:13 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 28883

Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

Can someone explain to me, how exactly should the gorilla take down the bear? And what instruments it uses that its intelligence would be so important for such combat?

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 22, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 20383

Re: How to prove that thiol groups are de-protected?

MALDI-TOF mass spec comes to mind to check if the disulfide is broken. I suppose it depends what instruments are at hand.

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by jonmoulton
Wed May 02, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: How to prove that thiol groups are de-protected?
Replies: 2
Views: 1505
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