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One who, or that which, points. Specifically:

The hand of a timepiece.

(Science: zoology) One of a breed of dogs trained to stop at scent of game, and with the nose point it out to sportsmen.

(Science: astronomy) diagonal braces sometimes fixed across the hold.

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DNA testing times

... Thanks again, I promise to thank you all extensively, if I ever get published. :wink: (Sorry if this is not the right place for this question, any pointers in the direction of information would be greatly appreciated too...)

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by PixieDiva
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA testing times
Replies: 2
Views: 2546

What do you do when talking to creationists?

Thanks for the replies. They certainly have given me some good pointers for my future discussions with creationists. Any further input is welcomed, I appreciate the time people have contributed in helping me out so far.

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by Dubnium105
Fri Jan 24, 2014 9:42 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
Replies: 4
Views: 7800

which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?

... instance) -- I am however interested by this specific moment, this n-th division where identical cells become differentiated. Thank you for any pointers! PS. This is cross-posted from Stack Exchange Biology ( http://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/9276/which-exact-mechanism-triggers-the-first-cell-differentiation-after-n-divisions ...

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by WoJ
Mon Jul 22, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: which mechanism triggers the first cell differentiation?
Replies: 4
Views: 4436

lactase persistence - middle east

... about Europe, Turkey and points north and west, Africa south and west of Egypt, and Saudi Arabia. But nothing really between Iraq and Egypt. Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks -- --andygee

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by andygee
Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: lactase persistence - middle east
Replies: 0
Views: 1137

Genetics problems

I just needed some help with the following questions, I have no idea where to start! Some pointers would be great thanks :) Question 1. Pea pod shape is controlled by a one gene - two allele genetic system. Full pod shape is completely dominant to constricted pea pod ...

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by jamesandrew
Fri Jan 18, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics problems
Replies: 3
Views: 4981
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