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From leap, to jump. Leaping house, a brothel. Leaping pole, a pole used in some games of leaping.

(Science: zoology) leaping spider, a jumping spider; one of the saltigradae.

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Growth on metal pot?!

... deadly. Perhaps you have a different perspective and can identify a scenario by which one would pose such a risk. This doesn;t preclude some new leaping pathogen arriving from outer space or via spontenaous generation - was that what you meant?

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
Replies: 24
Views: 13165

Re: no repeat sequences in exons of genes?

... hijacking its machinery, making its own transposases in enormous amounts, and this causing cancer as the entire genome is blitzkreiged by genes leaping in and out at random. The immune system would be overrun. Evolution pressure by a single gene. Amazing. Incidentally, you may have heard of ...

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by merv
Mon Oct 03, 2011 1:37 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: no repeat sequences in exons of genes?
Replies: 5
Views: 11659

help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!

... a flight of stairs b) playing ping-pong c)a conoe going over a waterfall d) a person climbing a flight of stairs one step at a time e) a person leaping from the top to the bottom of a flight of stairs in one jump 13. The function of coenzyme A in the citric acid cycle is most like a) throwing ...

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by marnita
Sat May 31, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!
Replies: 2
Views: 12322

effect of temperature on the survival of yeast cells

i didn't realise they could even talk THey cant - to YOU. Im sure its nothing personal :lol: Test tube breakeage - good idea - especially if using a water bath to heat - wet test tubes + clumsy people (me) = disaster

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by Steen
Thu Apr 26, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: effect of temperature on the survival of yeast cells
Replies: 241
Views: 153562

The Fiber Disease

... things when I sat on my couch. I once found a pair near toilet and could not get <2 inch twiglike thing into specimen cup--it kept "leaping" out. I had seen one once before and assumed it was inhabited like a mexican jumping bean with some sort of larval worm. Small @ 1+. inch ...

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by nettimo
Tue Aug 15, 2006 4:47 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245769
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