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The majority of the microplastics found were polyester fibers, likely originating from climbers’ equipment and clothes.

As is often the case with pivotal scientific discoveries, CRISPR originated as a result of curiosity-driven research, a fascination with nature’s wonders and an obsessive desire to comprehend them.

Back in 2005, the FDA reported that only 15 percent of imported drugs marketed as Canadian actually originated in Canada.

Yunhan Zhang, who opened the shop in February, said the attack was at least the second time he or his shop has been targeted since the outbreak of the pandemic, which originated in Wuhan, China.

Other factors to consider include, where the data originates, how it’s stored and how it’s being used by the brand.

The woman—a gem—studied the charges and told me she was going to look at the origination of their purchases.

Mortgage rates are low and mortgage origination is happening at a brisk clip.

The north has almost never been a centre of origination of new ideas and movements.

Abiogenesis, ab-i-o-jen′es-is, n. the origination of living by not-living matter, spontaneous generation.

The following year saw the origination of the national debt, the exchequer having been drained by the heavy military expenditure.

Remarkable is the rapidity with which an interest in the question of specific origination has spread.

As to plants, M. C. Naudin has given the following instances of the sudden origination of apparently permanent forms.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to origination, such as: beginning, birth, commencement, conception, creation, and dawn.

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