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Scientists have deciphered a second genetic code that has eluded molecular biologists for two decades.
And all too often the answer to the second question has involved subsidies.
For years the second solar boat had been considered too fragile uncover.
It seems that something odd happens to the second law of thermodynamics when systems get sufficiently small.
The second race to the moon has begun-and this time there will be a big cash payout for the winner.
Results from a second experiment uphold the observation that neutrinos are moving faster than the speed of light.
The second task for the new president will be to improve the standard of living.
He quickly reloaded and darted the second bear, too.
What saves the second law is that, in quantum physics, entropy can actually be negative.
Soon, there were other rooms adjoining the old travel trailer, then a second story with a patio and tiny third floor.
And they look too low--our chickens could scale that in a second.
Ask them to make a second and it should, by definition, be less accurate.
Hurricanes and warmer seas have put the world's second largest coral reef at risk.
Embedded in the bone was the tooth of a second tyrannosaur.
But take a second glance, because these dishes have many virtues.
Even without a disruption to supply, prices are under pressure from a second source: the gradual dwindling of spare capacity.
Basking sharks, the world's second biggest fish, usually die at sea.
Turns out that seeing others' estimates led to a lot of second guessing.
With a second forceps, he pinched the end of its abdomen.
Generally, raspberry canes grow to full size in the first year, then bear fruit in their second summer.
The pair celebrated with a second bottle of champagne on the surface.
Place a second bunch on the base, overlapping the first slightly to cover the pins.
Portals are deep enough to act as second living rooms and also help keep interiors cool.
If you want to make two batches, start the second while the first is in the canner.
It dies after it blooms in its second or third year.
Most tend to be biennials, but some can be coaxed into a second year of bloom if spent flowers are removed before they set seed.
Sloping land and heavy clay soils invite runoff--due to gravity in the first case, due to slow water penetration in the second.
In the second summer, the vines began producing fruit.
The second season they bear clusters of white flowers and fruit.
So take a second look at the sprig of ivy that trails out of your holiday flower basket.
Attach the second backrest between the top backrest and the seat.
The second season they bear clusters of white flowers followed by fruit.
The second season they bear clusters of white flowers.
For decades, scientists have been unable to explain the annual disappearance of the world's second biggest shark.
The second thing to recognize is that none of the three knew one another.
For years she has studied here, on the second floor of the row house she shares with her husband.
The feat also set a second record: fastest return migration of any known marine animal.
We should totally invite the second poster out for drinks.
Each letter was shown for half a second and followed by a blank screen for two seconds before the next letter appeared.
The second involves consideration of proposals that are submitted through the twice annual open submission process.
When you see the movie you don't get a sense of the first or second wave.
You're ready for a serious road bike but not a second mortgage.
Play the video normally first, then play it a second time with your eyes closed.
Some students receive instant gratification and get a grant the first or second time they apply.
Repeat with a second or third kind of bulb, if desired, then plant the bulbs where they fall.
It was likely penned in the middle of the second century.
Researchers included him and nine college students in a second test.
New and re-covered cushions give each a second life.
When the seedlings have developed their second set of true leaves, it's time to transplant or thin them.
When your second home starts to sound better than your first, it's time to move.
Despite their scale, each of the jets had come and gone within less than half a second.
More grandparents taking on a second round of parenting.
Essentially, the second-amendment right to bear arms clashes with employers' rights to keep the workplace safe.
Second, there is no grand foreign-policy objective in their favour.
Sleek condos branch out in the second and third floors of historic buildings downtown.
Our sense of hearing, however, must rank a close second as a time machine.
My second was to dress myself up in designer jewelry.
The second-growth forest that squirrel monkeys prefer for the plentiful soft fruits and insects is rapidly disappearing.
During the quietest part of the second movement, a crow cawed in primal accompaniment.
US senators have introduced a second bill designed to slow the flow of military money to for-profit colleges.
Being second author generally means that you contribute less than the first author.
My enthusiasm darkened to suspicion upon a second reading, however.
My professor said that the meter comes from the length of a pendulum that has a period of one second.
The stand's second great feature is its adjustable top.
To answer the second part of your question, azaleas don't need special care, but they need consistent care to do well.
Make another layer with second macaroon in same manner.
On a second silver dish was a heap of crusty golden-brown rolls.
Turn it over and cook second side in same way, moving tortilla around to compensate for any hot spots on comal if necessary.
Running a close second, though only because it requires a short turn at the stove, is lettuce and lovage soup.
Continue to feed dough through rollers once at each setting, without folding, until you reach the second to narrowest setting.
He was catching his second breath, recovering his lost manhood, or boyhood.
The second compensation for the separation was a wild, wonderful, extravagant fling with all her favorite desserts and bakeries.
If noise had gravity, the stadium would capsize in a second.
The second hotel contacted me to offer a fourth night free.
Cover with parchment round and second skillet, then top with weights.
The second step in the pasta-making process is where technology trumps tradition.
He considers himself a businessman first and a cowboy second.
The second half of this season shows promise, even though it's not perfect yet.
The second problem is the conflation of emotional intelligence and a certain preferred pattern of behavior.
People with skills had not been involved in their design, and they were pretty second rate.
Now he speaks it fluently, and recently he had a unique opportunity to see how our brains adapt to a second language.
The first obstacle are genes that prevent nerve growth and the second are chemical signals that repress nerve growth.
It is a struggle to make it through the second paragraph to find the actual story here.
Second, couples are waiting longer to start families.
On the second day of hospitalization, more results came back.
Sandra had taken a thorough history, but the fun of being a senior doctor is taking a second crack at it.
As he works his way through his second year, our correspondent checks in.
It may be small comfort to anyone sporting a comb-over, but researchers have found a second genetic risk factor for baldness.
And once a fracture heals, a second surgery is required to remove the metal parts.
Second, he argues, only manufacturing can meaningfully reduce unemployment.
The device is scheduled to become commercially available in the second half of the year.
But you might be surprised by the second-leading source of the expected surge in traffic.
Even when spun at one revolution per second, the prototype could stream video with almost zero interference.
The wonder and zest of the first often decline into a schoolgirlish gushiness in the second.
In the second half of this century, the great unknown for explorers has been space.
Or perhaps it reflected the gratifications of a happy second marriage and a growing brood of daughters.

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