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One of the indian ocean islands off the southeast coast of africa. Its capital is antananarivo. It was formerly called the malagasy republic. Discovered by the portuguese in 1500, its history has been tied predominantly to the french, becoming a french protectorate in 1882, a french colony in 1896, and a territory within the french union in 1946. The malagasy republic was established in the french community in 1958 but it achieved independence in 1960. Its name was changed to madagascar in 1975.

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RT PCR contamination.

what is an organism you are working with? is it present everywhere, like bacteria, or do you work with something rare like endemic mice of Madagascar? Did you consider contamination of your pipets? Do you use tips with filters?

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by triton
Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: RT PCR contamination.
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Anthropogenic global warming?

... http://www.suite101.com/news/new-satellite-data-contradicts-carbon-dioxide-climate-theory-a394975 The third world owes us reparations money. Madagascar is a CO2 demon that needs to be tamed.

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by Crucible
Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
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... the plus side, that does explain a little better why you feel as you do, so it's not a total waste of typing. ;) just a bit :!: :!: I have gone to Madagascar saying i want to go to Polynesia..............

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by David George
Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:19 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bible vs Darwin
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Natural Pressure

... is only one of the pressure the other pressures are the pressure of an organism to adapt to a place to a climate and so on.In islands like Madagascar the phenotype has not changed much[for lemurs] due to the loss of a major pressure called interspecific pressure to a certain extentthis ...

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by David George
Sun Jun 04, 2006 5:13 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural Pressure
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Blood Thirsty Spider

... appearance, poisonous bite, and deadly hunting skill, this newly discovered creature lives up to its name: assassin spider. Researchers working in Madagascar recently discovered this and eight other species of assassin spiders—a family of arachnids that feast on other eight-leggers—during a four-year ...

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by David George
Tue Mar 21, 2006 1:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Blood Thirsty Spider
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