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1. Wearing spurs; furnished with a spur or spurs; having shoots like spurs.

2. Affected with spur, or ergot; as, spurred rye.

(Science: botany) Spurred corolla, a corolla in which there are one or more petals with a spur.

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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... the tapeworms mentioned in your link . However, I want to argue that there is complexity in our culture too. It's often said that socialization spurred us to develop bigger brains, but consider what a human is reduced to without socialization. Imagine a wild child that grew up without the benefit ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 10692

Growth on metal pot?!

... with in 24 hours. The pot previously before the growth had been used to cook rice in. The final and largest key factor (in my prediction) that spurred its growth was that I mistakenly left my crawfish unaerated in a bucket of water for seven hours. Ignorantly, believeing they would still alive ...

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by WillyTNo
Wed May 30, 2012 9:13 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Growth on metal pot?!
Replies: 24
Views: 10166

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... its expert, which is no answer to my question at all. The Scitable answer [25] is reproduced below: “Questions like yours about life and death spurred the earliest scientific inquiry and keep the field moving forward. It is possible for the genome to be intact in dead cells. For example, think ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 28991

Online learning ideas / general thread

... do extra learning. Why? I think learning is good. I know I posted this on a science website because biology is what I learned on the internet and spurred me on to pursuing further learning, but if it's a collaborative website, any subject would be supported. Science subjects, language learning, ...

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by janahana
Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Online learning ideas / general thread
Replies: 1
Views: 2909

Re: sterilization in microwave oven

... Bitton said, adding that people should microwave their sponges according to how often they cook, with every other day being a good rule of thumb. Spurred by the trend toward home health care, the researchers also examined the effects of microwaving contaminated syringes. Bitton said the goal in ...

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by sciencenaturally
Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:17 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: sterilization in microwave oven
Replies: 29
Views: 102860
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