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Spectral Karyotyping. A form of fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) used to visualise genetic and chromosomal patterns and defects via spectral-imaging hard/software technique. SKY labels each chromosome with a different colour
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As for the claim of no injuries, the Pasdaran announced that one of its sky marshals was shot and injured in a mid-air shootout with a skyjacker in October 1997.
One of Bauman's hitting highlights of his service career was a grand-slam home run in the eighth inning to give the Skyjackers a 6-2 victory over a team of Sooner Service League all-stars in August 1944.
We must convince all potential skyjackers that we really mean business," the General said.
The 21-year-old pop phenomenon, who yesterday signed the Mirror's petition against war on Iraq, awoke in a New York hotel as skyjackers crashed into the city's World Trade Center.
Maher suggested--and I concur with his proper use of termionology--that you could call those brutal skyjackers rabid, you could call them demented, or brainwashed, or merciless, amoral, devoid of kindness or compassion, the heartless dregs of a mad society .
In a very real sense, terrorists now have the capacity to engage in what could be called low-intensity aerospace warfare, They have at their disposal what are for all practical purposes human intercontinental delivery systems composed of skyjackers, and terrorists who are carrying out operations thousands of miles from their base of operations.
Would-be skyjackers know that among the passengers there may be one armed, trained person prepared to put a bullet through their brain, and they don't know who it is
This year skyjackers made off with 65 planes, a number that exceeded the total for all years since the first such seizure in 1952.
Yet, as Smith notes, Cuba did return skyjackers to the United States for prosecution.