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1. The act or process of manipulating, or the state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the hands, in an artistic or skillful manner, in science or art. Manipulation is to the chemist like the external senses to the mind.

2. The use of the hands in mesmeric operations.

3. Artful management; as, the manipulation of political bodies; sometimes, a management or treatment for purposes of deception or fraud.

Origin: cf. F. Manipulation.

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Re: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

Ethanol synthesis, that would work in some way, but the behavior that is caused by that would be obviously subjective to the host - not everyone behaves the same drunk. What I'm talking about is something that would change brain function to emit a pre-determined emotional and cognitive response, a u...

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by Maitreya
Mon Dec 09, 2013 2:25 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

Hi, I'm new to the forums. Although I have a basic, limited understanding of biology, I'm interested in the concept of creating or altering organisms on a molecular level. I have a few hypothetical questions about this topic that I hope someone can answer. First of all, I'd like to say that I unders...

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by Maitreya
Sat Dec 07, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
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Mastermix in PCR

... incorrect dNTP is incorporated into the resulting PCR product as compared with the original sequence. MgCl2 also can stabilize dsDNA structures. Manipulation of MgCl2 concentration (increasing it) is often used to increase amplification of "hard to amplify" DNA samples. However, this ...

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by daddyjames
Sun Oct 14, 2012 3:43 pm
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Mastermix in PCR
Replies: 4
Views: 2605

"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... and architecture..CPr, oxidative, etc.) -Biomechanical function (structure of corresponding bone/tendon anchors and corresponding movement manipulation)

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
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The missing link

... the missing link between science and religion. Consider life as something much more simpler to get away from all the complexity that lead us on manipulation. After all most people's god is money. And that my friend for me is the Antichrist. Christ provided us the understanding of the cross: ...

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by polential
Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The missing link
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