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(Science: zoology) From Pray, Praying insect, locust, or mantis, a mantis, especially Mantis religiosa. See Mantis. Praying machine, or Praying wheel, a wheel on which prayers are pasted by Buddhist priests, who then put the wheel in rapid revolution. Each turn in supposed to have the efficacy of an oral repetition of all the prayers on the wheel. Sometimes it is moved by a stream.

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Digestive System Evolution

... was a pastor in Africa. He was in a car accident and dies, right then and there. He was dead for 4 hours. During that time, his church was praying over his body that he should come back to life. He arose after 4 hours. He told the people what he saw when he came back to life. He saw heaven, ...

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by Tomn
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Digestive System Evolution
Replies: 60
Views: 98939


... that apparently live just to breed: the salmon in North America that die almost right after they have laid their spawn, or male spiders and praying mantises that often become food for their spouse. Even these cases have an explanation, but unfortunately I don't remember exactly how they ...

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by biohazard
Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do women live longer than men?
Replies: 24
Views: 21566

ligation rxn on gel was a smear

... the the ligase? i dont have undigested vector (i sap'd it all) to run it against so i'm not sure what to do! i went ahead with the transformation praying that it will work. but i think i should run another ligation. any suggestions?!

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by dakims
Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ligation rxn on gel was a smear
Replies: 2
Views: 1280

Global Environmental Change

Maybe a proper flood would be in order. Or, like M. J. Keenan put it: "Learn to swim. Cuz I'm praying for rain And I'm praying for tidal waves I wanna see the ground give way. I wanna watch it all go down. ... I can't imagine why you wouldn't Welcome any change, my ...

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by biohazard
Fri Oct 16, 2009 6:50 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
Replies: 68
Views: 90055

Re: Urinotherapy bunk?

biohazard: cancer patients to try to cure their disease by drinking holy water, praying, drinking urine, using gemstone therapy or whatever nonsense people can make up. And that's when lives are at stake, not just money. Paryer or piss doesn't save you if you have ...

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by mcar
Tue Jul 14, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Urinotherapy bunk?
Replies: 5
Views: 4375
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