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1. A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress.

2. A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers.

3. A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting.

4. An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of dissenters.

Synonym: Conference, assembly, company, convention, congregation, junction, confluence, union.

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Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... cases for innate behavior such as infants pursuing food immediately after birth and juveniles responding with alarm calls at the first time of meeting a predator. I think it is more than likely that animals do have many innate behaviors and ideas but proving that this is the case has proven ...

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by BasicBiology
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:09 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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No "beginning-replication problem" on leading strand?

Replication of the leading strand begins at the origins and from those a continuous strand is produced until meeting replicating fork from another direction or end of the strand. The primer is removed by Okazaki fragment going in the other direction.

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by JackBean
Tue May 13, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: No "beginning-replication problem" on leading strand?
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... in agriculture and animal husbandry is why it boggles my mind that people don't believe that it happened and continues to happen. At a scientific meeting that I attended, a speaker pointed out that the commonly used phrase, "It ain't rocket science" really should be "it ain't ecology." ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
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Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists

... many are going extinct before scientists even have a chance to identify them as new species, biologists warned at an international conservation meeting in South Korea this week. The scale of the destruction – caused by habitat loss, disease, pollution and other factors – is hard to quantify, ...

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by justinbibe88
Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:47 am
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Topic: Springhill Group - Asian frogs becoming extinct, biologists
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... a mild trance like state waiting for the next little thrill. I have trouble concentrating at work as my mind drifts off somewhere else when in a meeting - i now realise that this pleasurable effect can make my mind wander and think about other things. Anyway - I wouldnt want these sensations ...

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Mon Nov 12, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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