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Old 12-14-2016, 07:15 AM   #76
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Daughter:

Plenty of scientists have the real kind, but that doesn’t stop them from applying the daughter label to the atom that’s left after an existing, radioactive atom decays. Presumably, it doesn’t stop the atomic offspring from asking for a teeny-tiny iPad when she turns 13 either.
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Old 12-14-2016, 07:20 AM   #77
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Flagellum

A whiplike structure that propels protists through water.
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Old 01-22-2017, 12:25 AM   #78
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Old 01-25-2017, 03:08 PM   #79
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Krypton.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krypton

Sorry for spoiling the party.

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Old 01-25-2017, 03:53 PM   #80
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Thermite.

Acronym for the day: PETN
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Old 01-31-2017, 09:23 PM   #81
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Old 02-04-2017, 09:51 PM   #82
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Old 02-06-2017, 10:34 PM   #83
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Old 02-08-2017, 04:06 PM   #84
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Apomixis:

Apomixis sciencemag
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Old 02-10-2017, 12:20 PM   #85
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Old 02-10-2017, 10:35 PM   #86
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Domatium. (enjoy)
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Old 02-11-2017, 01:18 AM   #87
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NELM (Naked Eye Limiting Magnitude)
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Old 02-18-2017, 07:30 AM   #88
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how has Quantum Chromodynamics or Quantum Electrodynamics not been mentioned?
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:10 PM   #89
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how has Quantum Chromodynamics or Quantum Electrodynamics not been mentioned?
See post #88 above.
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:15 PM   #90
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Hydrocephalus
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:47 PM   #91
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http://www.digitalspy.com/fun/news/a...-to-pronounce/


Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

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Old 02-22-2017, 01:29 AM   #92
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Old 02-23-2017, 11:39 PM   #95
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Old 02-27-2017, 04:08 AM   #96
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Congener

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Old 02-27-2017, 03:21 PM   #97
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It is a better word if it is spelled correctly: congener
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