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specimen

(Science: microscopy) A piece or portion of a sample selected for examination. The specimen may, or may not be representative, whereas the sample may have been selected to be representative.


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Re: Re:

... is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or two of blood to flow from the puncture site before taking your specimen and finally, taking several sample specimens so that even if one is contaminated, you still have a chance to get one or two good ones. I did ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 3425

Re: Re:

... is to puncture the skin a neatly as possible (no scratching), let a drop or two of blood to flow from the puncture site before taking your specimen and finally, taking several sample specimens so that even if one is contaminated, you still have a chance to get one or two good ones. All ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 3425

Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... in good condition, I don't think it is a fox I done some quick googling and a foxes jaw bone comes to more of a sharp triangular shape than this specimen. Not dead that long either as it still has tissue attached tot he jawline, anyway very interesting find it reminds me of a feral pig a friend ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:39 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
Replies: 5
Views: 2296

My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.

... this is mostly likely to be a selection of a mild, treatable, non-drug-resistant anaerobic bacteria, sourced from a well-characterised laboratory specimen) with which the cancer patient is purposefully infected and 1 type of drug, matched to be a known effective treatment capable in high doses ...

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by PeterDow
Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
Replies: 9
Views: 3377

Re: Beneficial mutations vs harmful

... mutations add up evolution? A beneficial mutation would feasibly aid in the survival of a given species, and the advantage would then allow that specimen to proliferate its genetic information containing the beneficial mutation. I just don't get it. *even these neutral mutations are destructive, ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 3812
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