staining

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staining

The application of a liquid dye solution to a porous surface to impart color.
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Many researchers observed that Sudan red had been considered as a suitable biological stain (Lai, 1977; Su et al., 1988; Delaplane et al., 1988; Delaplane and La Fage, 1989) for Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, but not appropriate for making R.
The high-intensity, 450-nm blue light LED lamp easily reveals bodily fluids, biological stains and latent fingerprints, as well as pattern wounds, hair and fibers.
The probe was revived this summer when a Swiss lab detected elevated traces of a lethal radioactive substance, polonium-210, in biological stains on his clothing.

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