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(Science: botany) A kind of froth seen on herbs.

Origin: Wood _ Prov. E. Sare for sore. The trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area.

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Re: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom

... mitosis, the process of nuclear division. Occasionally, during rainy periods, large plasmodia (up to a few meters in diameter) crawl out of the woods and into people's lawns and gardens. The plasmodium may be ugly to some, but it is not harmful. Slime molds cause very little damage. The plasmodium ...

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by Sadial
Fri Jul 26, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with indentifying object - can't narrow to even kingdom
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Mystery Bone! Help?

Found this bone in a washed out bank at the edge of the woods behind my house. I thought it had to be a pelvis, but after googling skeleton pictures of every animal I could think of, I am completely stumped. It isn't long and narrow like the pelvic bones ...

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by mookielou37
Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:39 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mystery Bone! Help?
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Views: 3083

My Microscopes Potential in viewing life

... Biological practices. In doing so, I am trying to study the health of my garden soil life and compare to life in my compost piles, soil in my woods, etc. With that said; when I have placed samples on a slide from my compost pile, and even from the soil from under my chickens roost to observe ...

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by Retnug
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Microscopes Potential in viewing life
Replies: 2
Views: 3135

Body farm

... me that more than once they have tried to establish a Body Farm, but been knocked back. She told me that if we write a letter to her, or to Dr Woods or Wood here in Kenmore, Brisbane, and if there are enough of us, that might help. In any case I understood from her that I could arrange to send ...

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by judithelen
Mon Apr 09, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Body farm
Replies: 6
Views: 6167

UV Reflective Staining

... managed to make some progress when search under the term fluoresce (as this is the correct term for UV 'glow'), and it turns out a UV lamp (woods lamp) is used by the medical communities to check for a number of fungal and bacterial issues, as linked here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003386.htm ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: UV Reflective Staining
Replies: 9
Views: 8901
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