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tangential

(Science: geometry) Of or pertaining to a tangent; in the direction of a tangent. Tangential force See shear.


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... and globally entailed by the given state in conjunction with the laws of nature. That an agent bases their behaviour on environmental stimuli is tangential to this. Perhaps we can use Occam's razor here: the solution where least questions has to be asked tends to be the correct one. Ockham's ...

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by ughaibu
Sun Apr 07, 2013 9:14 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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What are some ways to boost your immune system?

... This is indeed an hypothesis and has not ben ccepted by science as anything more than hypothesis. Cobbling together a few articles tangential to the point that you interpet as support does not bring this concept to higher state of credbility.

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are some ways to boost your immune system?
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The Fiber Disease

... of Deception", a concise understanding of brainwashing techniques doesn't go astray. I recommend it as a timely read, slightly tangential to our dilemma, but with parallels. Not a classic, but an insight. People, use due dilligence in all reading, trust yourself first, look ...

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by al
Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:55 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
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The Fiber Disease

... used in MF's Find. I do this to learn, and also, dive us all, a "building blocks" understanding, of a very complex issue, with plentiful tangential diversion. All definitions are from Biology Onlines Dictionary Plasmid : (Science: molecular biology) A small, independently replicating, ...

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by al
Sun Dec 24, 2006 4:08 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The explanation of "accretion substrate"

... triplets of protein atoms and, if they are close enough together, calculating the two locations at which a probe sphere (of radius Rprobe) may lie tangential to all three protein atoms (Figure 1; Step a). Appendix A elucidates this three-point geometry, which is nontrivial since the radii are not ...

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by lhhai
Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:35 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The explanation of "accretion substrate"
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