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Lasting for a time only; existing or continuing for a limited time; not permanent; as, the patient has obtained temporary relief. Temporary government of the city. (Motley) Temporary star.

(Science: astronomy) See star.

Origin: L. Temporarius, fr. Tempus, temporis, time: cf. F. Temporaire.

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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... get smaller. Some plankton remain microscopic all their lives while others grow into giant squid. Size is not that much of an issue. It is a temporary characteristic of a species and can rapidly change with the availability of food.

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by animartco
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
Replies: 16
Views: 25924

holographic origin of life

... substance like a medicine ,can interfere so dramatically with this storm of reactions that an organism is?It may offer some changes that are temporary, but they cannot fix the system and cannot return it to the way it was before.(i am not talking for substances that kill invader organisms ...

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by minasole
Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 15
Views: 27261

Gene knockdown in insect pests?

... can be controlled (by silencing genes which are linked to resistance of pesticides). I was wondering how this worked as the gene knockdown is only temporary. Thanks!

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by kabs123
Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene knockdown in insect pests?
Replies: 1
Views: 1767

Re: Succession

... from three insect groups which are thought to be extinct or close to extinction in three different habitats in the UK. (i) Farming often produces temporary areas of bare soil on which colonisation may start, but these data show that many species of insect associated with the type of community ...

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by jsmith613
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Succession
Replies: 6
Views: 4430

can we record and playback Dreams ?

... to speak to neurosurgeons whether this experiments will work as there could be thousanDs of nerve cells which holds human memory i.e permanent and temporary memory storage area. please refer the placement of electrodes section in ecg --------------------------------------------------- ------------------------- ...

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by prashantakerkar
Sat Oct 15, 2011 7:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can we record and playback Dreams ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3167
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