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hotspot

a region on a GENOME where MUTATION occurs preferentially or where RECOMBINATION events are increased.
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iPass said that its new browser based iPass Hotspot Finder provides more information about hotspots.
The one-of-a-kind searchable database features more than 3000 hotspots from around the world, especially in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Miami and London.
Wi-Fi wireless Internet hotspots are to be provided for up to 500 McDonald's restaurants in Brazil by Vex, a Brazilian hotspot installation company.
com, a subsidiary of Anacapa Holdings Ltd, an online marketing company, announced on Monday (20 March) the launch of its Certified Free HotSpot Programme.
Hotspots are geographic locations containing access points that provide public wireless broadband network services to visitors through a WLAN.
A new report by Daryl Schoolar, senior analyst of advanced carrier services at InStat/MDR, says that hotspots are already a revenue generator: for those in the backhaul market, that is.
Animal endemics were not used to define the hotspots, but the authors surveyed endemic fauna to determine the degree of overlap between plant and animal diversity, and to aid comparison of the hotspots themselves.
Using this technique, we have detected unusually thick, hot crust and mantle rocks beneath virtually all major hotspots located near ridges, including Iceland and the Azores in the northern Atlantic Ocean, Tristan de Cunha in the southern Atlantic Ocean, the Galapagos and Easter Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and the Marion and Bouvet hotspots in the southwest Indian Ocean.
Radio-wave hotspots mark regions where high-speed jets of galactic particles and radiation slam into gaseous material, dumping their energy and prompting intense radio emissions.
Also included is a listing of many mobile hotspots available along with a sampling of mobile hotspot service plans offered by operators.
For plate reconstructionists, hotspots seemed an ideal benchmark for tracing plate motion in the past; they literally left a trail on a plate as it passed overhead.
com quadrupled its network size in 2007 and expects to have 5,000 hotspots by the end of 2008, making it one of the fastest growing networks in the world.