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by ERS
Sun Jul 10, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Meristems?
Replies: 11
Views: 8778

think of them as the meristems in the middle for monocots. Apical meristems are at the root and shoot tip and are responsible for primary growth (increase in length). Lateral meristems are responsible for secondary growth (increase in girth) and are not commmonly found in grasses and annuals. Interc...
by ERS
Sun Jul 10, 2005 9:03 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Tea vs coffee
Replies: 22
Views: 15515

they seem to go back and forth on coffee consumption. I saw a study recently touting coffee as reducing the risk of type II diabetes in women.

Reminds me of the incredible edible egg, one day it is called the worst food on earth, the next day they say eat, eat, eat!

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by ERS
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:28 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Trying to identify a flower...
Replies: 5
Views: 7013

What region of the U.S. or world did you see this specimen??
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by ERS
Fri Jul 08, 2005 4:27 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nerve impulse!!
Replies: 3
Views: 5240

partly depends if it is myelinated or not... what did you have in mind?
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by ERS
Tue Jul 05, 2005 9:25 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: medicine plan
Replies: 12
Views: 6603

MCAT = medical college admissions test. It isn't so bad.

@Kyle, that was well stated advice--pick the place best for you...;)
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by ERS
Tue Jul 05, 2005 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protoctists?
Replies: 12
Views: 22624

been a while since I have studied them, thanks for the update!
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by ERS
Tue Jul 05, 2005 6:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protoctists?
Replies: 12
Views: 22624

are you thinking Protistas??

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by ERS
Tue Jul 05, 2005 5:59 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Flowers
Replies: 22
Views: 18391

They do have pigments, and remember the color is important for attracting pollinators...

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by ERS
Tue Jul 05, 2005 4:36 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: medicine plan
Replies: 12
Views: 6603

Johns Hopkins and Washington University are both good if you are interested in research medicine...
by ERS
Fri Jul 01, 2005 3:33 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Mushroom Cultivation
Replies: 8
Views: 7351

Fungi have spores. Mushrooms are cultivated indoors in soil 'boxes' or beds. The soil required is not very deep, so the mushroom farmers can stack trays of growing mushrooms on top of each other, with a little space for air and some light. here is a cool link for more info: m hope that helps ERS
by ERS
Thu Jun 30, 2005 5:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pipetting small volumes
Replies: 3
Views: 4101

http://www.postnova.com/PDFDocuments/pr ... pettes.pdf

Their micropipettes might be a little too big, but look through their catalog and see what you think...
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by ERS
Sun Jun 26, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tests help
Replies: 6
Views: 4103

ask questions, ask questions, ask questions! then you know if you truly understand or not by putting all your learned information into your brain in a practical and organized manner. Otherwise, it is just information and useless to you in practice.
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