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An instrument with pincers that are squeezed together to grasp or extract fine structures.

Origin: A.S. Twisel, fork

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Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included

... shape and be on top of the scales? Looking very close you can see little 'eyes'. If they are argulus you can hold the fish and pick them off with tweezers. Put them in water and feed with blood meal, and they might survive for a while. They swim around like little fish. cute! Treatment of the ...

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included
Replies: 3
Views: 3607

Re: how does RNA and DNA *move*?

... statistics for ergodicity. They almost have their own will," explains Lene Oddershede, associate professor in the biophysics group, Optical Tweezers at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen. The experimental studies were performed here, while researchers from DTU as well ...

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by placebo
Sun Mar 20, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: how does RNA and DNA *move*?
Replies: 3
Views: 5497

PLANARIAN help please :)

You could begin by using an anesthetizing agent or have someone hold it with tweezers and paper towels to make it be still so you can make your cuts. There are a number of ways to make it grow two heads: cut off the head around the neck region then make a midline ...

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by LittleBeaver
Wed Jan 23, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: PLANARIAN help please :)
Replies: 4
Views: 5767

Cell Manipulation Question

... methods for manipulating single cells or small groups of cells? Pipettes/capillaries/needles? I am not thinking of complex methods like optical tweezers, but of simple mechanical/manual methods and what tools might be commonly used. Thanks.

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by othergordon11
Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:10 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cell Manipulation Question
Replies: 4
Views: 2057

not well read is he?

... with a loose bandage (Band-Aid, decompression strips, etc.) and keep them dry. 4. Remove any fibrous or worm-like material with an alcohol-treated tweezers and use facial tissues. Do not contaminate other skin areas with materials removed from your skin. 5. Treat sinus problems with a cold medication, ...

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by Sabrina
Thu Jan 11, 2007 10:23 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6266944
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