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Circulate: v. to move from one (human and/or point) and/or place to two or more (humans and/or points) and/or places

Circulating a petition, circulating in a town or city, circulating in a crowd, circulating information, circulating money, or circulating water in a whirlpool is all movement from one human, place, or point to two or more humans, places, and points. 80 more words

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Chronic: adj. maintaining for a relatively long duration and/or frequently repeating for a relatively long duration

Chronic illnesses last a long time and severe symptoms frequently keep repeating themselves over a relatively long duration. 112 more words

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Is it really surprizing that the metabolome influences epigenetics?

Above the landscape

Masako Suzuki

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Science Translational Medicine 25 Nov 2015:
Vol. 7, Issue 315, pp. 315ec205
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad5915
Pluripotent stem cells can self-renew and differentiate into all cell types of the body, giving rise to all adult tissues starting with the embryo. 229 more words

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Complement: v. to complete a subset(s) with a different subset(s) and usually making it better

You can complement a good meal with a fine wine and make it more complete or better. 99 more words

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The two constants of nature

1. Change or more precisely, evolution according to the laws of probability.

2. The zero-sumness of the multiverse in all of its completely conserved quantities (likely includes energy, charge, momentum and many others). 9 more words


Two of the silliest examples of the folly of causal thinking

1. The cause of aging – aging has no single cause, but is the result of the simultaneous, and┬ánot very┬ásignificant, decline in the seven interdependent systems that keep us going. 123 more words