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methane

(Science: chemistry) A light, colourless, gaseous, inflammable hydrocarbon, CH4; marsh gas. See marsh gas, under gas.

(Science: chemistry) Methane series, a series of saturated hydrocarbons, of which methane is the first member and type, and (because of their general chemical inertness and indifference) called also the paraffin (little affinity) series. The lightest members are gases, as methane, ethane; intermediate members are liquids, as hexane, heptane, etc. (found in benzine, kerosene, etc); while the highest members are white, waxy, or fatty solids, as paraffin proper.


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... it stopped when they stopped eating GMO corn. Further points of interest are the GMO corn fed pigs who have exploded barns when their foamy, over-methane smelling feces turned into a bomb. GMO corn allegedly seems to be really playing havoc on mammals' guts. Something to consider...

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by lindshastude
Tue May 01, 2012 3:50 pm
 
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by einfopedia
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Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

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by crystal2012
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:42 am
 
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Topic: Brewer's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
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YES I THINK-- Life Without Water Posssiiibble.

... we must consider origin of original new life in any other solvent, which will then have brand new properties. Such solvent is mostly considered methane or ammonia.

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by JackBean
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:29 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: YES I THINK-- Life Without Water Posssiiibble.
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