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Deciphering

 

reading a text written in conventional signs, cipher, or code; also, analysis of various previously indecipherable systems of ancient writing; also, examination and interpretation of objects on the terrain in terrestrial, aerial, and space photography.

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Adkins explores his relationships with Irish scholar Edward Hincks, Austen Henry Layard, who excavated Nineveh, and their roles in deciphering cuneiform.
Then the deciphering and translations began in earnest, and newspapers trumpeted the breakthrough.
In sum, Deciphering Elizabethan Fiction suggests a different way to conceive of the relationship between Greene, Nashe, and Dekker; but regrettably, it is not very convincing.
Employees in companies of all sizes are spending countless hours deciphering unclear or disorganized e-mails, and writing e-mails that do not achieve the desired result.
Given that MELK Robotic technology has been fully developed to a mature stage, it is now time to approach the systematic deciphering of the cellular protein networks in health and disease in humans.
One of the greatest archaeological challenges is deciphering the texts left behind by ancient civilizations.
a company dedicated to deciphering the genetic basis for longevity and the diseases of aging and developing products that promote vigorous health into old age, and Comerica (NYSE:CMA), a leading financial services company, announced today that Comerica's Technology and Life Sciences Division has provided the Cambridge company with a $1.
who more than a decade ago argued for deciphering, or sequencing, a puffer fish's genome.
Venter concurs: "Many have predicted that deciphering the human genetic sequence will usher in a new era of medicine.
In the March 5 CELL, in a study that extends Reed's findings, Buck and her colleagues describe a more natural approach to deciphering olfactory codes.
NCBI's sequence database, GenBank, the search and retrieval system, Entrez, and the sequence alignment tool, BLAST, have been singled out as key resources for deciphering the human genome (Scientific American, July 2000).
Deciphering the message involves going through the same procedure in reverse, using the same key (SN: 2/1/97, p.