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A town in Berkshire, England. Windsor bean.

(Science: botany) See bean. Windsor chair, a kind of strong, plain, polished, wooden chair. Windsor soap, a scented soap well known for its excellence.

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Cottonwood tree twigs with star-shaped pattern

Can a botanist please explain to this layman how that tiny star(five pointed) winds up in some twigs from cottonwood trees? When twigs about 1/4" diameter are cut in cross section at a "joint" (where the twig is slightly swollen and growth rings ...

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by Thos
Sun Aug 19, 2012 2:54 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Cottonwood tree twigs with star-shaped pattern
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Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... can sing in tune without a backup track, but completely poorly with a song in the background) Sounds and emotions I associate with them: 1. strong winds - fear (thunderstorms and recovered circumstantial insomniac) 2. slamming doors - fear (not sure why) 3. my boyfriend's singing voice - comfort ...

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by MillieKittan
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 175876

living and non-living things

where were you gone anyways? gone with the winds?

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by jwalin
Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: living and non-living things
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Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?

@jackbean: sarccasm and humor are ruling the winds and this time i am the meak (not so clever as in the cartoon though) jerry pardon me if i had been rude.

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by jwalin
Sat Jan 16, 2010 3:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can control of "Involuntary" functions be harmful?
Replies: 5
Views: 8313

Regarding Mutation

... as if a translocation could occur that would add information - a piece moves to another chromosome from a source, and then the added-to chromosome winds up in a gamete with the source chromosome's unmutated homologous match. Offspring gets a chromosome with extra material, but that material is ...

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by Darby
Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Regarding Mutation
Replies: 5
Views: 6860
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