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  • But even if one of those thread-like clouds throws its swallowed light after you I suppose I'd be happy.

    Safety First (Twenty Poems)

  • Wash the heart well and trim off the fat, large veins and thread-like cords

    On Canadian Seal Hunting

  • The growth of large multilamellar fatty acid vesicles fed with fatty acid micelles, in a solution where solute permeation across the membranes is slow, results in the transformation of initially spherical vesicles into long thread-like vesicles, a process driven by the transient imbalance between surface area and volume growth.

    Better Bubbles

  • The long, thread-like DNA molecules that carry our genes are packed into chromosomes, the telomeres being the caps on their ends.

    The 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - Press Release

  • Wash the heart well and trim off the fat, large veins and thread-like cords

    On Canadian Seal Hunting

  • Modest shear forces are then sufficient to cause the thread-like vesicles to divide into multiple daughter vesicles without loss of internal contents.

    Better Bubbles

  • Examples include a passively cooled building modeled on termite mounds and a formaldehyde-free wood glue inspired by the thread-like tentacles of a blue mussel.

    Buzzword: Biomimicry

  • The mother and two daughters their saliva running thread-like from the seams of their mouths and pooling between their legs as tiny lakes, as spools of saliva-thread stare, their eyes whiter, for their rags have browned as brown as their skin, which is black.

    The Bricks

  • But even if one of those thread-like clouds throws its swallowed light after you I suppose I'd be happy.

    The Undertakers of the Dead by Unseen Hands

  • The perennial part of truffles and mushrooms exists as a web of thread-like filaments in the soil called a mycelium.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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