Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of helix.

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Examples

  • Entry tags: strange coincidences, the internet is a series of tubes if you like double helixes ...

    intertribal: if you like double helixes...

  • Instead, Bolton and Chappell give us a seething kaleidoscope of fractal patterns, pulsing biomorphic forms, folding petals, sprays of stars, and twisting helixes in acid colours.

    This week's new exhibitions

  • Only a few brave souls have mastered their double helixes that were left and are able to turn on the dormant helixes in their bodies.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Only a few brave souls have mastered their double helixes that were left and are able to turn on the dormant helixes in their bodies.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Spiral staircases each side of the stage suggest single helixes waiting for an obliging scientist to hook them up.

    Niobe, Regina di Tebe; Faust; The Makropulos Case; Fidelio

  • That much only, fists and blossom forged by salt, trellising your wounded helixes against our days.

    After Loss, Turning To Poetry For Grief And Healing

  • If you like to think in terms of double helixes, then biodiversity is the range of different kinds of DNA strands hanging out on the planet.

    Bill Chameides: Where Nature Does Her DNA Banking

  •   Soft, pristine, midnight black helixes who resurrected themselves in the final moments of his life, as if they'd come back from the dead to avenge their murders.

    LYES

  • Space dust can organise itself into DNA-like double helixes that behave like living organisms, reproducing and passing on information to one another, according to boffins looking for aliens.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Space dust can organise itself into DNA-like double helixes that behave like living organisms, reproducing and passing on information to one another, according to boffins looking for aliens.

    Could alien life exist in the form of DNA-shaped dust?

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