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(Science: statistics) A quantitative method of combining the results of independent studies (usually drawn from the published literature) and synthesizing summaries and conclusions which may be used to evaluate therapeutic effectiveness or to plan new studies.

With application chiefly in the areas of research and medicine. It is often an overview of clinical trials. It is usually called a meta-analysis by the author or sponsoring body and should be differentiated from reviews of the literature.

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What about META....

Let's talk about meta: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metagenomics ........

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by lishenghui
Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:04 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What about META....
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Views: 1334

Name a random science fact!

... 10 million tonnes. Source: http://www.google.com.au/webhp?hl=en#hl=en&source=hp&q=a+teaspoon+of+neutron+star&btnG=Google+Search&meta=&aq=f&oq=a+teaspoon+of+neutron+star&fp=612d84aabfa6a492 - Normal pens don't work out of space because of the gravity. - 50,000 - 100,000 ...

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by g0ld3n88
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name a random science fact!
Replies: 12
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question about position of proto and meta xylem in plant

why protoxylem occur outside in roots and inside in stems and vice versa with metaxylem . is there any relation of them with the functions , then pls tell there separate functions

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by karanmaster0007
Thu Oct 22, 2009 1:32 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: question about position of proto and meta xylem in plant
Replies: 1
Views: 3077

Paramyxovirus (mumps)

... start here, it is definitely a trustwothy source, with links to first hand scientific data: http://vsearch.nlm.nih.gov/vivisimo/cgi-bin/query-meta?v%3Aproject=medlineplus&query=mumps

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by canalon
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:35 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Paramyxovirus (mumps)
Replies: 6
Views: 5578

Re: Important unknown nanotech within humans

... ive done the search for you http://www.google.co.uk/search?hl=en&q=digital+microscope+5000x+optical+magnification+&btnG=Search&meta= beyond ridiculous?,nope it is you who lack the knowledge of microscopy :mrgreen: so basicly there were no "shoddy" experimental procedures, ...

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by vincio
Tue Feb 17, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Important unknown nanotech within humans
Replies: 32
Views: 175663
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