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a: Independent clause ~
b: adult

What: "If an independent clause is like an adult, then a dependent clause is like a baby. If you leave a baby alone in the world, it will die. A dependent clause is like this. Even if you put a capital letter at the beginning and a period at the end of a dependent clause, it will never be a sentence. In fact, it "

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Writer: mleek
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Date: Oct 9 2013 1:15 PM



a: Volcano ~
b: womb that vomits flame

What:

"WHAT THE VOLCANO IS LIKE: a "womb that vomits flame""


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Writer: Heather Horn
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Date: Dec 27 2013 6:01 PM



a: collagen fibers ~
b: bricks of the cartilage structure

What:

"The ground substance in joint cartilage fills in the gaps between the collagen fibers, which run parallel to each other within the cartilage. As an analogy, the collagen fibers are like the bricks of the cartilage structure, and the glycosaminoglycans are like the mortar between the bricks. Not only does glucosamine sulfate supplementation stimulate the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans, but it stimulates the synthesis of collagen by chondrocytes. "


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Writer: James P. Meschino, DC, MS
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Apr 25 2014 4:30 PM



a: Astronomy ~
b: the gateway drug of the sciences

What:

"Astronomy is like the gateway drug of the sciences," says Mullan. "Many people are already fascinated by the night sky, space missions, and colorful photos of planets, galaxies, and swirling clouds of interstellar gas. Human beings fundamentally want to connect with some cosmic context greater than themselves. I want to give them that chance."


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Writer: Brendan Mullan
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Date: May 23 2015 11:39 AM



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