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Origin: Shortened fr. Elaboratory; cf. OF. Elaboratoire, f. Laboratoire. See elaborate, Labour] [Formerly written also elaboratory.

The workroom of a chemist; also, a place devoted to experiments in any branch of natural science; as, a chemical, physical, or biological laboratory. Hence, by extension, a place where something is prepared, or some operation is performed; as, the liver is the laboratory of the bile.

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Detect influenza in saliva

... what the cause of this mini-epidemic was ? Is it possible, to use saliva from people who still suffer under the influenza and grow cultures in a laboratory? Are the viruses or bacterias even present in the saliva and numerous enough to detect them? How dangerous would it be, to grow such cultures, ...

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by Backes
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
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Please check my answers.

... is C or D. 5. When evolution was first proposed,which of the following was used as evidence to support the idea? A. observations of nature B. laboratory experiments C. extensive fossil collocations D. genetic sequences I think the answer is A.

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by moondisyko
Fri Apr 04, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Please check my answers.
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... were stored in marrow (!). Certainly not the likeliest possibility. Newer research indicates that, although new cells might be generated with laboratory "pokes," such generation may not be happening under natural conditions. If new generation happens, it certainly isn't at significant ...

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by Darby
Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:59 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Menopause
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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... that this is mostly likely to be a selection of a mild, treatable, non-drug-resistant anaerobic bacteria, sourced from a well-characterised laboratory specimen) with which the cancer patient is purposefully infected and 1 type of drug, matched to be a known effective treatment capable in ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 10189

Bioinformatics and Wet experiments

... we want to know the function of a particular protein. But can we be sure about the function that we obtained using bioinformatics without doing a laboratory experiment? If not, what are the major reasons for this? Thank you :)

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by Sue4
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:49 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Bioinformatics and Wet experiments
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