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Span

To cover all contingencies within a specified range.

Span

A unit of length equivalent to nine inches.
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The researchers introduced extra copies of the gene for one heat shock protein called hsp-16 into worms, and that alone increased the animal's average life spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> by more than 10 percent.
In the May 16 Science, the researchers flesh out the stow yet more by showing that daf-2 mutants don't have a doubled life spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> if the gene for HSF is also mutated.
If that were the case, it would in theory make it easier to extend people's life spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> by manipulating those genes.
It's doing all sorts of things to increase life spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>>," adds Kenyon.
By March 1957, just a few months after its formation, Makhulu Spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> had burned down as many as four hundred huts in Qumbu and one hundred huts in Tsolo.
The presence of so many people provided Makhulu Spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> with the air of popular legitimacy.
Sitata Nontso, a secretary of one of the Makhulu Spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> committees, described the institutional architecture of the organization.
Work is also continuing on replacement of the Bridge's old swing spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> with a modern lift span, which will increase the river navigation channel width from 150 feet to 307 feet 6 inches.
BNSF expects the fixed spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> will be floated out and replaced with the three temporary spans in early September.
For the East Bay spanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>>, however, replacement remains the safest and most cost-effective option in the long run, van Loben Sels said, because the costs of shoring it up are close to those of replacing it with a new bridge.
On Caltrans' advice, Wilson has proposed a 10-lane bridge on twin spansspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> to be built north of the existing structure at a cost of about $1 billion.
Another option involves suspending the twin spansspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspanspan>>>>>>>>> by cables from two 525-foot towers.