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(theater) the space over the stage (out of view of the audience) used to store scenery (drop curtains)

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The other two viruses are one that infects tsetse flies in Africa and one that infects a pest of flower bulbs in Europe.
Biting flies can spread diseases such as conjunctivitis, poliomyelitis, typhoid fever, tuberculosis, anthrax, leprosy, cholera and dysentery.
The altered female flies lunged like males, regardless of the sex of the fly they fought.
Your Flies Are Down became the memorable embodiment of the promise of fewer flies.
Further examination revealed that these flies had elevated DJ-1[alpha] expression--the loss of DJ-1[beta] somehow encouraged a compensatory upregulation of DJ-1[alpha], which the authors believe protected the fly from paraquat-induced oxidative damage.
The number of flies transported by means of ventilation air into a broiler house in Denmark was counted from July 22, 2003, to July 28, 2003, and the Campylobacter carriage rate of flies captured in the environment of the broiler house was estimated.
In addition to teaching players how to catch pop flies and how to practice the skill, coaches should develop a priority list based on the skill levels of the players and the angles of pursuit.
The STEALTH Fly Station is a dark, reflective device that uses multiple stimulating characteristics to attract and eliminate flies around the exterior of a facility before they can become a problem inside.
The researchers then observed several flies of each type to determine how long the insects sleep per day and how they behave after 24 hours of sleep deprivation.
Bartonella DNA was investigated in 104 horn flies (Haematobia spp.
Not only do flies sleep, evidence confirms, but they nap and doze much like people.
Since Arrive flies 6-passenger Piper Navajo Chieftain twin engine airplanes, passengers can fly to Atlanta on private planes for about the cost of a standard coach ticket.
World War II-era fighters and a bomber will fly at Edwards Air Force Base's two-day open house along with a stealthy supersonic F/A-22 Raptor, a remote-controlled Predator spy plane, and a tilt-rotor CV-22 Osprey that takes off like a helicopter but flies like an airplane.
Researchers have exerted a little mind control over fruit flies by installing genetic "remote controls" within the insects' brains.