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Smallest or least, the smallest possible.

Origin: L. Minimus = least

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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... do not develop much hair until well into their 20s or even 30s. There are some I know who cannot grow a full beard in their late 20s and have minimal body hair. They also appear young. But there are also others who appear old and have no body hair (though that is more rare as lack of hair ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 25
Views: 45097

How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes

... them. I heat up the agar by boiling it and I held the plates in boiling water just before pouring the agar into them. I try to open the covers a minimal amount while pouring the agar. I put a rubber band around each once I'm done pouring. I'm not sure what else I can do to get a sterile environment ...

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by animus
Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:42 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes
Replies: 8
Views: 6470

minimal biological function

Hi, I would like to know what is the minimal biological interdependent function that has been identified in evolutionary terms. When I mean function, I mean: a) something that biologists feel evolved after the initial cell/self-replication ...

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by tenician
Sun May 05, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: minimal biological function
Replies: 1
Views: 3953

How to proceed to check for its Probiotic ability

I have collected two bacteria and two fungal cultures collected from sea water (Bay of Bengal) , grown on Minimal salt media. I wanted to test them whether they are Probiotic cultures or not. As Food Microbiology is very new to me. I have not yet work out with Food Microbiology. ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: How to proceed to check for its Probiotic ability
Replies: 0
Views: 1361

Hermaphrodite Reproduction

Hi everyone! During a conversation I was having with a few classmates, the question of a human hermaphrodite impregnating his/herself came up. With minimal research we came to the conclusion that it would be exceedingly rare- the wiki on true hermaphroditism even states that "although fertility ...

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by cbridges
Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hermaphrodite Reproduction
Replies: 0
Views: 3692
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