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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of theorize.

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  • Synopsis: A small military ship carries researchers to the planet named JQ211F, which one biologist theorizes is the location of the origin of life.

    REVIEW: Forbidden Planets edited by Marvin Kaye

  • Thorpe theorizes that Wall could be an all-star by next season and in the discussion about best point guard in the East in two years.

    One losing streak snapped

  • He theorizes that “the shape and form of the new timeline will be determined by now-former castaways, thanks to the two gifts given to them by Jacob in the finale: a second chance at life — and the freedom to create their own destiny.”

    The Tail Section » Lost Finale Coverage

  • For example, he cites what he terms the "visionary heuristic," which he theorizes evolved from a time when hunter-gatherers had to conserve energy and which may influence how we view physical obstacles such as height, slope and size.

    Gut instincts allow people to make routine decisions without thinking too hard

  • In his new book, "Harnessed: How Language and Music Mimicked Nature and Transformed Ape to Man" BenBella Books, Mr. Changizi theorizes that humans channel the "sound of movement" to build forms of communication.

    Dancing Out of the Dark

  • One possibility -- the hygiene hypothesis -- theorizes that immune systems of children in industrialized countries aren't challenged enough with infection, so they are skewed to fight harmless substances.

    Food allergies challenge families

  • Cambridge University economics professor Robert Rowthorn theorizes a "predisposition toward religion" in a paper published in "Proceedings of the Royal Society B," a prestigious journal of Britain's Royal Society of scientists.

    Study Links Spread Of Religion With 'Believer Gene'

  • Specifically, the report theorizes that the FDIC could have arranged a structured sale of Lehman to Barclays PLC that would have given general unsecured creditors 97 cents of every $1 worth of claims, compared with the estimated 21 cents under the most recent Lehman bankruptcy plan.

    FDIC Defends Wind-Down Powers

  • The American love of olive oil, he theorizes, boils down to culture envy.

    The Dismaying Facts of a Farmer's Market

  • The tricky (and often misunderstood) ending theorizes that trying to remedy the situation with technology could result in heartbreak a million fold.

    Top 10 Movies of the Decade » Scene-Stealers

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