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model

1. A representation of something, often idealised or modified to make it conceptually easier to understand.

2. Something to be imitated.

3. In dentistry, a cast.

Origin: It. Midello, fr. L. Modus, measure, standard


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improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats

NIH Research on rat models. Early improvement of glucose tolerance after ileal transposition in a non-obese type 2 diabetes rat model. Surgical operations which shorten the intestinal tract between the stomach and the terminal ileum ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: improved glucose tolerance in non obese type 2 diabetic rats
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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... mention of genetic "multipliers" challenged my previous understanding of genetic influences (denoted by A in the twin study ACE model). If skin color is a determiner of IQ and skin color is genetic, that would be counted as a genetic influence on IQ in a twin study.

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by wildfunguy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218736

Re: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

... stimulus and responses where the response of one is the stimulus for the next and so on until the last response is reached. Could this be a viable model for instinctive (innate) behavior?

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by Gannet
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
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Views: 135

Classification of non-coding RNA

We wish to share RNAcon, a web-server for the prediction and classification of non-coding RNAs. It uses SVM-based model for the discrimination between coding and ncRNAs and RandomForest-based prediction model for the classification of ncRNAs into different classes. The structural ...

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by raghavagps
Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:39 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Classification of non-coding RNA
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Views: 136

What do you do when talking to creationists?

... http://books.google.ca/books?id=HGuwiG78ILcC&pg=PA72#v=onepage&q&f=false You also need to learn about the Nested Hierarchy model of groups within groups - so bats are in mammals and have all the mammalian characteristics (no DNA in red blood cells, in/out lungs, hair, live ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 1484
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