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Doing the same thing over again; accomplishing a given result many times in succession; as, a repeating firearm; a repeating watch. Repeating circle. See the note under Circle.

(Science: mathematics) Repeating decimal, instruments for observing angles, as a circle, theodolite, etc, so constructed that the angle may be measured several times in succession, and different, but successive and contiguous, portions of the graduated limb, before reading off the aggregate result, which aggregate, divided by the number of measurements, gives the angle, freed in a measure from errors of eccentricity and graduation. Repeating watch. See repeater

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Why do cells age?

Ooh, I can add to what plasmodesmata11 said about telomeres. Telomeres are repeating (and I'm pretty sure, noncoding) sequences of DNA at the tips of chromosomes. As the cell repeatedly replicates itself, bits of the ends of the chromosome don't copy, so the ...

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by animus
Sat May 19, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do cells age?
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Re: Tools in Biology

... hypotheses about what will improve the taste, testing the hypotheses by making the modified dishes and assessing the taste with the tasting panel, repeating the hypothesis & test cycle as needed, and then eventually writing up and publishing the results. http://www.americastestkitchen.com/ ...

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by jonmoulton
Fri Mar 30, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tools in Biology
Replies: 3
Views: 4097

Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

repeating garbage does not change its status - it's stil garbage

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Mar 11, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Views: 61168

Re: glass cuvette cleaning

... rinsing is critical -- get all the water off the cuvette between rinses and I'd do at least five rinses. Using smaller volumes of rinse water and repeating the rinse is more effective than using larger rinse volumes fewer times. Between most measurements, rinsing with high-proof alcohol followed ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: glass cuvette cleaning
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Views: 4682

Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... above) one by one, examine them individually and give scientific reason(s) for each why it is wrong or not scientific. Without doing that, you are repeating the same questions. Why can’t you understand my theory is suggesting that all the organisms are products of creation by God through programmed ...

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by PAWahid
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 14268
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