Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.

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From a recent issue of the (otherwise very worthwhile) mag Science News, in an article describing how the research technique 'RNA interference' works:

As its name suggests, [the intracellular enzyme] 'dicer' acts like a samurai-wielding ninja. It chops dsRNA into bite-size pieces of about 22 base pairs...

Damn, those ninjas are tricky!


meaning: well-being, happiness

福祉 == fukushi == (noun) welfare, well-being
社会福祉 == shakaifukushi == (noun) social welfare

Left radical is one of the radical forms of 'altar/of the gods' (示). Right radical is 'foot/stop' (止), which acts phonetically to express 'bestow'. 'That which is bestowed by the gods' is happiness and well-being. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Find happiness at foot of altar.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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