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pop

1. A small, sharp, quick explosive sound or report; as, to go off with a pop.

2. An unintoxicating beverage which expels the cork with a pop from the bottle containing it; as, ginger pop; lemon pop, etc.

3. (Science: zoology) The European redwing. Pop corn. Corn, or maize, of peculiar excellence for popping; especially, a kind the grains of which are small and compact. Popped corn; which has been popped.

Origin: Of imitative origin. Cf. Poop.


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My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... be cautioned that the author does not herein publish detailed suggestions for oncologists to prescribe for their cancer patients which pills to pop when. The author is a scientist who is trying to find a cure for everyone one day, not a doctor who can cure someone today. Invitation to informed ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... that's enough analysis for this thread. onto BioHazard's post. I am having a hard time figuring out from where did this omnipotent piece of DNA pop up in the first place. Are you saying that out of nothing emerged the genes for an eye and a lung and an antenna and an anus, just like that? My ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 7227

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... I am having a hard time figuring out from where did this omnipotent piece of DNA pop up in the first place. Are you saying that out of nothing emerged the genes for an eye and a lung and an antenna and an anus, just like that? My spider sense is tingling... are ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 7227

cell specific markers

Do such genetic markers exist? Markers that are present in one population (at least to a certain percentage) but not in another? Many human geneticists are eager to emphasize that genetic diversity within a population is far greater than between populations. ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
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Views: 5995

Theories - Origin of Life

... selection: one fuels the variation on which the other acts. And steady mutation rates mean that even alleles which are eliminated from the population can pop up again later. You are somewhat correct to point out that, clinically, we can never be sure that a mutation has arisen because the ...

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by Luxorien
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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