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  • n  a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion
    a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes

  • A spore that drifted into his lab and took root on a culture dish started a chain of events that altered forever the treatment of bacterial infections.
  • The spore is very rugged, and very persistent.
  • Nor do the costs take into account two bird-borne diseases: gastroenteritis, which is often fatal to baby pigs, and histoplasmosiscaused by a fungal spore in the bird droppings .
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  • Va. Beach vote could allow competition for light rail
    VIRGINIA BEACH - Council will vote Tuesday night on a resolution that will let private developers bid on extending light rail to Virginia Beach. If approved, companies could submit proposals for the five-mile section from Newtown Road in Norfolk to Rosemont Road. Based on a proposal from one group that includes former HRT head and VDOT commissioner Philip Shucet, City Manager Jim Spore ...
    June 11, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  • Glenn in MarketWatch
    AT&T's comprehensive suite of communications services presents the uniquely exciting opportunity to take entertainment content to a higher level of user experience,said Glenn Broderick, AT&T executive director of gaming. "Spore is nothing...
  • Chris Wedge in Destructoid
    From every perspective -- visually, thematically and comedically -- the world of Spore provides the potential to put something truly original on the screen,says director Chris Wedge.
  • Chris Kohler in Gamasutra
    Strip away all the truly innovative and occasionally mind-boggling tricks that Spore pulls behind the scenes, and you're left with very simplistic gameplay,Kohler warns. "In attempting to Sim everything, Spore tries to be all things to all...

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