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COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
     2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.

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For chemical communication to occur within or between organisms, a receptor must have affinity for specific chemical ligands or signals, and this recognition must initiate a response.
One avenue of attack will begin in the laboratory as researchers look for ways to exploit weaknesses in the pest's biology, growth, chemical communication, and behavior.
To do so, the employer must prepare a written hazardous chemical communication plan.
A small number of these are microalgae, with the capacity to make the best use of light, to protect against light and deploy defence systems and molecules involved in chemical communication. Microalgae are also among the fastestgrowing plants on Earth, capable of doubling or even trebling their biomass daily.
Professor John Pickett CBE, a fellow of the Royal Society, was nominated for the honorary title by the University's School of Chemistry in recognition of his significant contribution to the understanding of chemical communication in the natural world.
In chemical communication in the aquatic environment, both the concentration and total amount of the signal molecules released from senders may be important for receivers to detect by their chemosensory organs, which have some threshold to odorant molecules (Derby and Atema, 1982).
The topics include hormonally derived pheromones in teleost fish, conspecific odors as sexual ornaments with dual functions in fish, chemical cues that indicate risk of predation, a hypothesized evolutionary trajectory for chemical communication in fish, measuring and identifying fish pheromones, and application of pheromones in invasive fish control and fishery conservation.
Scott Cummins, a USC researcher and expert on aquatic animal chemical communication, said that these findings could be a breakthrough in pest management.
Little is known about insects and other creatures that exploit ant chemical communication systems.
In this accessible contribution to understanding the nature of chemical communication, she disputes scientific studies that purport to show evidence for pheronomes driving such complex phenomena as sexual attraction, aggression, mood, menstrual synchrony, and the maternal bond.
Microglial cells help regulate the brain's chemical communication system, as well as neuron growth and the formation of connections between neurons.