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particles in siliciclastic sediment that range in size from 0.0625 millimetres (very fine-grained sand) to 2.0 millimetres (very coarse-grained sand), according to the udden-Wentworth scale. In field geology, to tell the difference between fine-grained sand and coarse silt, the particle in a rock is sand if it can be clearly seen with the naked eye. Fortitude and determination; he didn't have the guts to try it.


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Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)

... get a better flower light first though. Then sometime in the future I will start making my own nutes as well. Good natural soil contains: 30-50% sand 30-50% silt 20-30% clay 5-10% organic matter This is a test to find out how much of these you have in your soil: Get the soil you want to test ...

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by Sophiahotep
Thu Nov 14, 2013 9:29 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Agriculture and Microbiology come together (Research Prjct)
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Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... may also be a factor in your research. Camels (and related species) have the ability to tightly close their nostrils to avoid inhaling airborne sand in the desert. As they exhale, the restricted nasal passage would tend to pressurize their lungs. Is it possible that llamas and others also use ...

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by animartco
Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:54 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
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Help with old, heavy bone id

Hi, I came across this vertebrae today while walking in the South Skunk river in central Iowa. It was pretty much covered in sand, but the water is really low right now. 2 inches in some places. Average depth is probably about 1 foot right now. Anyway, one photo is attached. The rest ...

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by tlongren
Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:57 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help with old, heavy bone id
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Views: 1631

Re: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?

... may also be a factor in your research. Camels (and related species) have the ability to tightly close their nostrils to avoid inhaling airborne sand in the desert. As they exhale, the restricted nasal passage would tend to pressurize their lungs. Is it possible that llamas and others also use ...

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by DDD
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:35 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: oxygen "grabbers" haemoglobin adaptation?
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Views: 5722

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... of evolutionary theory. Now as it has become clear that these areas are in fact very much functional most are simply burying their heads in the sand or trying to find ways to show how it does in fact support evolutionary theory. So no matter what the evidence, it supports evolution. Sounds very ...

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by scottie
Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:57 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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