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  2. Cell (biology) - Wikipedia

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    Cells use DNA for their long-term information storage. The biological information contained in an organism is encoded in its DNA sequence. RNA is used for information transport (e.g., mRNA) and enzymatic functions (e.g., ribosomal RNA). Transfer RNA (tRNA) molecules are used to add amino acids during protein translation.

  3. NeXT - Wikipedia

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    NeXT, Inc. (later NeXT Computer, Inc. and NeXT Software, Inc.) was an American technology company that specialized in computer workstations intended for higher education and business use.

  4. List of unusual units of measurement - Wikipedia

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    The UK now uses percentage alcohol by volume at 20 °C (68 °F), where spirit at 100° proof is approximately 57.15% ABV; the US uses a "proof number" of twice the ABV at 60 °F (15.5 °C). Savart. The Savart is an 18th-century unit for measuring the frequency ratio of two sounds.

  5. Lysergic acid diethylamide - Wikipedia

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    Concentrations of LSD decreased following first-order kinetics with a half-life of 3.6±0.9 hours and a terminal half-life of 8.9±5.9 hours. The effects of the dose of LSD given lasted for up to 12 hours and were closely correlated with the concentrations of LSD present in circulation over time, with no acute tolerance observed.

  6. iPad Pro (3rd generation) - Wikipedia

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    The 1 TB models featured more RAM than the smaller storage sizes with an increase to 6 GB, up from 4 GB. [5] [6] These devices are the first iPads to feature a USB Type-C connector, replacing Apple's proprietary Lightning connector The third-generation iPad Pro lacked a home button and a headphone jack, a first for the iPad lineup.

  7. Plastic - Wikipedia

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    9.2 billion tonnes of plastic are estimated to have been made between 1950 and 2017. More than half this plastic has been produced since 2004. In 2020, 400 million tonnes of plastic were produced. If global trends on plastic demand continue, it is estimated that by 2050 annual global plastic production will reach over 1,100 million tonnes.

  8. Moiré pattern - Wikipedia

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    In mathematics, physics, and art, moiré patterns (UK: / ˈ m w ɑː r eɪ / MWAR-ay, US: / m w ɑː ˈ r eɪ / mwar-AY, French: ) or moiré fringes are large-scale interference patterns that can be produced when an opaque ruled pattern with transparent gaps is overlaid on another similar pattern. For the moiré interference pattern to appear ...

  9. Nissan Xterra - Wikipedia

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    The Nissan Xterra is a truck-based compact SUV manufactured and marketed by Nissan Motors from 1999–2015 across two generations; the first (1999–2004) sharing a platform as well as front bumper, hood, A-pillar, windshield and front doors with the Nissan Frontier pickup – and the second (2005–2015) also sharing its platform with the Frontier.