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That low-oxygen setting almost certainly slowed tissue decay, the scientists say, giving it time to be preserved.How fossilization preserved a 310-million-year-old horseshoe crab’s brain|Rebecca Dzombak|August 20, 2021|Science News
In the decay of the Clubhouse model, we sense that the creator economy is all hat and not enough cowboy.
These fossils preserve an incredible amount of anatomical detail, as well as behaviors, mainly because very little decay takes place after the organism is rapidly trapped in the resin.Ancient Brains: Inside the Extraordinary Preservation of a 310-Million-Year-Old Nervous System|John Paterson|July 30, 2021|Singularity Hub
Her sincerity is most evident when she captures signs of decay.
Also, their penchant for tunneling creates a naturally aerated environment for the decay to happen.Best compost bins: These eco-friendly products help you to do your part for the environment|Florie Korani|July 20, 2021|Popular-Science
Before anti-vaxxers, there were anti-fluoriders: a group who spread fear about the anti-tooth decay agent added to drinking water.
As a means of preventing tooth decay in those cities that do fluoridate, the practice certainly looks like a success.
Their decay proceeded without a ready supply of oxygen, producing hydrocarbons like methane instead of oxygen-bearing molecules.
Political Order and Political Decay Francis Fukuyama (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) How are strong democratic states created?
A drawing of what was deemed a “deer pig” was also sent through the uranium decay ringer.
The General in command of the station was a feeble old man, suffering from senile decay.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It will hold tenaciously there, the last of its race, days after the decay of its greener and more healthy-looking mates.
The decay and ruin of nearly all the "old families" in Ireland are among the penalties of disregarding it.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The old dining-hall had shared in the general decay, and been shorn of all its ancient honours.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
It is likewise formed daring the decay of animal and vegetable matters, and is consequently evolved from dung and compost heaps.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for decay
- (of an atomic nucleus) to undergo radioactive disintegration
- (of an elementary particle) to transform into two or more different elementary particles
- See radioactive decay
- a spontaneous transformation of an elementary particle into two or more different particles
- of an excited atom or molecule, losing energy by the spontaneous emission of photons