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poorly

1. In a poor manner or condition; without plenty, or sufficiency, or suitable provision for comfort; as, to live poorly.

2. With little or no success; indifferently; with little profit or advantage; as, to do poorly in business.

3. Meanly; without spirit. Nor is their courage or their wealth so low, That from his wars they poorly would retire. (Dryden)

4. Without skill or merit; as, he performs poorly. Poorly off, not well off; not rich.


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... stand - and the majority of the people who have posted in this thread and on Facebook - the answer is "never," and your equivocation is poorly thought out and, frankly, unjust.

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by dogen
Sun Oct 13, 2013 3:06 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... Group (the parent of Scientific American) to sever all ties to biology-online. Looking more closely at biology-online reveals it to be a poorly managed and amateur effort. The real pressure needs to be felt by SciAm.

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by ArcticChar
Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:20 am
 
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How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes

... (our 100+ students do so dozens of times in our labs and we see airborne contaminants very, very rarely - the contamination is almost always from poorly sterilized loops or from their own butter-fingers!). That being said, the lids are best kept open as little as possible still - after all there ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:56 am
 
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Topic: How to maintain sterility while preparing petri dishes
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Re: PCR

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Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
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Animal cell nucleus shape changes

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Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:17 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
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