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(Science: chemical) a variety of lignite, of a very compact texture and velvet black colour, susceptible of a good polish, and often wrought into mourning jewelry, toys, buttons, etc. Formerly called also black amber.

(Science: zoology) jet ant, a blackish European ant (formica fuliginosa), which builds its nest of a paperlike material in the trunks of trees.

Origin: OF. Jet, jayet, f. Jaiet, jais, L. Gagates, fr. Gr.; so called from or, a town and river in Lycia

alternative forms: jeat, jayet.

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Re: Green Mosquito===Photos Available

... two per night when it is calm and warm, and I have only found green and very occasionally small black mosquitos - identical to the green ones but jet black. The green ones are small, and look very thin considering they are taking so many bites out of me. The photos in an earlier post from South ...

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by elinoir
Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:39 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green Mosquito===Photos Available
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Phosphate bioavailability in soil

I'm not sure I get what you mean. Should I jet let nettles grow all over my back yard. Or are you suggesting I just buy weed zapper from sainsbury? I just want to make clear that I'm talking about an area of less than 10 square meters. I strongly ...

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by BruceWayne
Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Phosphate bioavailability in soil
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Views: 5190

Re: Lipofectin/Labfectin lethality towards insect cells

... viruses were formed giving more time of replication you could get enough population for amplification. But when I knew and use polietilenimine (Jet-Pei) transfections didn´t fail. It ´s easier to use and more cheap. But returning to liposomes I´m writing of memory but supervivence was related ...

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by protold
Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:39 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Lipofectin/Labfectin lethality towards insect cells
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Views: 5431

Re: Help for identification of bird

Navin, the bird looks like a golden oriole. This golden orioles mostly situated at south east Asia. As you can see the jet black colored wings and golden yellow feathers that characterized the orioles.

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by elmo82
Wed Oct 13, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help for identification of bird
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Views: 9107

Re: Printers

There has been some research activity using ink-jet printers to deposit biological and biomimetic materials, for instance as tissue engineering scaffolding. It is a nice controllable method for laying down a 2-D matrix in a particular pattern, or ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Apr 30, 2010 3:22 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Printers
Replies: 6
Views: 3052
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