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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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... 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.
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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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Views: 549

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... when you keep them in their optimal environment? How do you account for steady rates of mutation in populations of organisms kept under controlled laboratory conditions? Absence of selective pressure leads to increase of diversity = more mutants. I am not aware of any biologist that disagrees that ...

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by Cat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:44 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: The general theory of origin of life

... of new genetic material to the existing body of the carrier. Are needed tests, direct experiments, but I do not have access to modern laboratory (physical, chemical and biological). Therefore, I am forced to describe in the book some of the experiments in the hope, that it will seen ...

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by leniel
Mon May 06, 2013 7:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The general theory of origin of life
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