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full of pores; having interstices in the skin or in the substance of the body; having spiracles or passages for fluids; permeable by liquids; as, a porous skin; porous wood. The veins of porous earth.

Origin: Cf. F. Poreux. See Pore.

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Unidentified Non-Human Remain

... in photos) and unusual in shape. There are three possible articular facets present, a judgement based entirely on my perception. There are some porous canals, which to me, resemble the morphology of the human inner auditory meatus. The opposite side of the bone, which is on the posterior of ...

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by JeremiahRocker
Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:15 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Non-Human Remain
Replies: 1
Views: 2768

Re: Porous potatoes - Osmosis

how would you explain osmosis with this experiement for 0%, 0.5%, 1%, 2%, 5% and 10% solutions (Nacl)?

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by Selina
Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:20 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Porous potatoes - Osmosis
Replies: 8
Views: 14806

PLGA scaffold problem

Hi everyone, I want to fabricate a porous scaffold (PLGA) which includes water soluble inorcanic chemical inside the scaffold. I will investigate in vitro and in vivo effect of this compound. Because it is water solule I could not use salt ...

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by Yeditepe
Sun Aug 12, 2012 5:03 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: PLGA scaffold problem
Replies: 0
Views: 2862

The Implausible Engines of Evolution

... rather than a cop-out would be much more productive. I would appreciate if I could get some REAL answers accompanied with SOLID evidence, not porous conjecture. I would also like to know the specifics of how evolution explains HOW these engines work. 1)Mutation Mutations, as stated by the ...

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by Tomn
Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
Replies: 40
Views: 74351


... like this on early earth (perhaps as early as 4.2Gya) alkaline hydrothermal fluid rich in various precursors flowed out of the vents and through porous rocks of Iron and nickel sulfides. These rocks naturally have microscopic, semipermeable cell like compartments which, when water flows through ...

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by mamoru
Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:09 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is abiogenisis natuarally possible?
Replies: 10
Views: 12418
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