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(Science: biology) A precipitate, especially one that is formed spontaneously.

Origin: L. Sedimentum

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Why Forest Are Necessary?

... people, they help to prevent floods and stabilize soil to prevent erosion, take up CO2 from the atmosphere and store it in plant tissue, and trap sediment and nutrients to prevent them entering waterways which helps maintain the quality of lakes and rivers. As you've already said they are important ...

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by BasicBiology
Thu Oct 30, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Why Forest Are Necessary?
Replies: 6
Views: 4701

Re: blank and substrate control give OD reads

... deep well plate 5) add 250ul enzyme (from step 3) + 250ul sodium acetate into the substrate 6) incubate @ 50oC, 4hrs in waterbath 7) centrifuge to sediment the substrate 8) pipet 100ul reaction solution and transfer to new 96 deep well plate 9) add 100ul DNS solution, incubate @ 100oC, 5min 10) ...

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by intandiana
Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:57 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: blank and substrate control give OD reads
Replies: 9
Views: 6574

Re: Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... Rate zonal centrifugation Isopycnic centrifugation In differential pelleting a sample is subjected to centrifugal separation to allow particles to sediment.

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by andrewpasha
Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
Replies: 7
Views: 12252

'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... head off in little groups, low population sizes, low predation etc etc) and dead things buried everywhere from organisms getting buried in mud/sediment quickly. Tower of babel predicts- Language diversity and different ethnicity of mankind (People all gathered in one place at one time, head ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
Replies: 12
Views: 11208

Video of rotifer eating.

... used to seeing Bdelloidea rotifers mostly, which are pretty motile, so hard to capture for very long, but I found this rotifer hanging out on some sediment. Not sure on the species, but the specimen did a good job of showing the current they create, as well as the rejecting of large particles that ...

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by keeblur
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:10 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Video of rotifer eating.
Replies: 0
Views: 1167
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