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/mi·nute/ (mi-nldbomact´) extremely small.
double minutes  acentric chromosomal fragments created by gene amplification and newly integrated into the chromosome; they are tumor markers indicative of solid neoplasms with a poor prognosis.


very small.

minute canine virus (MCV)
see canine parvovirus type 1.
minute mouse virus
a parvovirus recovered from mice. Experimental infection of neonatal or fetal mice causes runting and cerebellar hypoplasia, but natural infection has not been associated with clinical disease. Sometimes referred to as the 'mini-mouse' virus.

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Q. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great. I’m Lesa 28 yrs old and I’m 14 weeks pregnant, this is my first pregnancy. I like to join in prenatal yoga. When can I join and until what time I should continue it. How many minutes a day can I walk. Any help would be great.

A. yes, agree with both two answers above..

a regular exercise before pregnancy and even during pregnancy are believed to be related with significant reduction in labor pain. besides, by doing regular exercise you can help strengthening your muscles and bones, and also stretch some pelvic muscle that will benefit when the time comes for you to deliver the wonderful baby.

I once wrote an article about water aerobic during pregnancy, you can check it out here :

Q. I got an advice from my fitness instructor that doing exercise for 60 min is good for health. I got an advice from my fitness instructor that doing exercise for 60 min is good for health. Is that right? And What if I don’t have time to exercise 60 minutes a day?

A. The best advice I've heard about exercise is that "you've got the rest of your life to get in perfect shape". Sure, 60 minutes a day would be great, but thinking you have to do 60 minutes a day to get benefit is a bit defeating for most folks. The thing is to start being more active doing things you enjoy and gradually, painlessly, and safely increase your activity until you achieve the fitness level you desire. Far better to take small steps that to bite off so much that you either hurt yourself or are so miserable doing it that you don't continue.

Q. While in a conversation with anyone they have about a minute before I loose tract and intrest, Is this ADHD I always feel like I have to go full speed 24/7 and can never relax, sounds strange I know but it seems to be catching up with me.

A. not necessarily...i see that you are 31. those symptoms are new? if so- thee are other conditions that might cause them. hyperthyroid can get you in that state too. so it might be a good idea to go and get checked up.

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In announcing the decision to move up the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin "implored" the political leaders of the world "to take coordinated, quick action to drastically reduce global emissions of heat-trapping gases, especially carbon dioxide, and shrink nuclear weapons arsenals.
The decision to move the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock is made by the Bulletin's Board of Directors in consultation with its Board of Sponsors, which includes 17 Nobel Laureates.
The hour and minute hands move only once per minute, leading to huge static and inertia loads for the bearings to carry.
But less than a decade later, with the ending of the Cold War and substantial cuts in nuclear arsenals, the minute hand had been moved all the way back to 17 minutes before midnight--its farthest point from doomsday.
The decision to move the clock's minute hand forward was made in consultation with a board of sponsors that included 18 Nobel prize winners.
The analog quartz watch, priced at 28,000 yen, incorporates a small globe about 2 centimeters in diameter and indicates time with an earth-dial (a dome-shaped 24-hour hand), a position indicator, and a minute hand.
The background music is the sort of mind-numbing crap designed to keep the inhabitants from uprising, the fluorescent lights look as though they kill brain cells, and the minute hand on the clock taunts office workers by briefly moving backwards before going forwards.
Stephen Young's sixth minute hand ball proved costly.
Yoshito fares best with more indeterminate characters, monklike figures whose precise, minute hand gestures seem to hold the secrets of the world.
And the minute hand on the wall clock is moving like sludge.
The Porsche crest is in the centre of the rim and rotates with the minute hand, thanks to the integrated quartz watch mechanism from Germany.