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Monastery

monastery

Origin: L. Monasterium, Gr, fr. A solitary, a monk, fr. To be alone, live in solitude, fr. Alone. Cf. Minister.

A house of religious retirement, or of secusion from ordinary temporal concerns, especially for monks; more rarely applied to such a house for females.

Synonym: Convent, abbey, priory. See Cloister.


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Re: Polygenic Inheritance and Mendel

The circumstantial evidence that he knew what he was dealing with is huge. After all, he had been growing peas for his monastery, and to do his tests he needed to isolate types within plots and get them to the point where they always bred true for particular traits - just to do that, ...

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Mon Dec 15, 2008 4:14 pm
 
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... Hegemann: Gene silencing in Chlamydomonas rheinhardtii by using antisense technology 18:00 - 19:00 Warm dinner at the refectory of the Serviten monastery 19:00 - 20:00 Guest lecture of Aba Losi/ University of Parma, Italy: Photoacoustics of Photoreceptors Biotechnological Applications of Photosynthetic ...

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... leaders of the NIH and in Congress have to think a bit harder about giving a tiny bit of breathing room so that NIH scientists are not sent into a monastery from which they can't ever come out in the name of scientific integrity," he said." From The Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/29/AR2006102900709.html ...

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Re: Genetics questions

... which lead mendel to search on plant breeding was that when he found two pea plants having different seed colours(yellow and green) in his monastery

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