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New Light Shed On A Long-Studied Biological Process
2013-08-08 13:05:11

One of the most basic and intensively studied processes in biology -- one which has been detailed in biology textbooks for decades -- has gained a new level of understanding, thanks to the application of simple math to a problem that scientists never before thought could benefit from mathematics.

2011-10-13 20:53:24

Many living things have stripes, but the developmental processes that create these and other patterns are complex and difficult to untangle.

2009-05-26 10:32:23

Even microbes are governed by the principle of supply and demand – at least at the genetic level.


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chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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