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Why is blood removed from meat? [closed]

Blood is removed from meat before it is consumed. Below is, for example, how chickens are processed from Wikipedia. Removed from transport cages Hung by the legs on a shackle, mounted on a conveyor ...
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Why do emperor penguins breed during the antarctic winter

No land animal, and I think no sea animals either, stay in the antarctic during winter - except for one: The emperor penguin, which does not only stay there, but its prolonged stay involves 4 months ...
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How is atrophied muscle different than normal muscle in a chemical or biological way?

I am a writer with a question for a story I'm working on. In it, the character suffers from muscle atrophy due to spinal damage. So that I can portray this accurately, what would cause this type of ...
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What is topological crossover?

I read about "topological crossover?" in this paper 1, Table 1. What does this refer to? Thanks
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Size of the glycan chain in a glycosylated protein

I would like to know where I can found the (experimental/estimated) distribution of glycans sizes attached to proteins.