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1. Energy (per unit of volume) released upon unloading.

2. Springiness or elasticity.

Origin: L. Resilio, to spring back, rebound

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Re: Does it really matter?

... inherent value, but some people aren't convinced). However, I recently read a paper (Tilden and Downing, 1994) about biodiversity and ecosystem resilience... In the study, ecosystems with higher species richness took less time to recover from disturbances. Though the removal of one species, ...

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by Etryn
Wed May 05, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 30798

Denaturing Enzymes

... to see whether it decomposes faster IN GENERAL if the temperature is higher....and of course how much faster. Secondly, the enzyme has some resilience in temperature tolerance, it won't denature as soon as you go above 37.

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by mith
Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Denaturing Enzymes
Replies: 16
Views: 142187

The Fiber Disease

... in dynamic connective tissues such as arteries, lungs, skin and ligaments. Their structural role is to endow tissues with elastic recoil and resilience. They also act as an important adhesion template for cells, and they regulate growth factor availability. Mutations in major structural components ...

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by London
Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245092

The Fiber Disease

... embraces Ethernet over Sonet, in which next-generation Sonet equipment provides Layer 1 bitstream transport and a range of key functions, such as resilience, path management, and bandwidth management. Ethernet does Layer 2 switching, service provisioning, and end services. In the real world, the ...

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by Skytroll
Sun Nov 19, 2006 3:59 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245092

Oneism part 3

... real living things on this Earth. There could be some variations of how the TLFs would split and merge. There could also be variations in their resilience, life span and intelligence. If TLFs depend on contact with other TLFs for the development of all TLFs it becomes clear why touch is important ...

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by tlf
Sun Feb 26, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Oneism, A philosophy by David Croston. In three parts
Replies: 2
Views: 2882

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