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TEST. Something by which to ascertain the truth respecting another thing. 7 Penn. St. Rep. 428; 6 Whart. 284. Vide Religious Test.

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In anticipation, leaders from various religions have already begun investigating whether or not test-tube meat will fit into their dietary laws.
ALCOHOL can still be sold in test-tubes, an inquiry by the Portman Group has concluded.
Paying tribute to test-tube baby pioneers Professor Robert Edwards and Dr Patrick Steptoe, delighted mum Natalie, 17, of Bristol, said: "This is a very special occasion because none of us would have been here today if it hadn't been for those amazing men."
There is no evidence, for example, that test-tube babies suffer especially high rates of physical or psychological problems.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jun 9 ( ANI ): Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma has tendered apology for his earlier remark where he said that Sita, the central figures in the Hindu epic, was India's "first test-tube baby".
Nearly 50 percent of "probable human carcinogens received that description from IARC on the basis of data from animal studies, often supported by test-tube or biochemical data.
TV comedy queen Roseanne Barr is pregnant again - 14 months after the birth of her test-tube son.
The first laboratorygrown beef burger was the culmination of a five-year science experiment, but raised more questions than answers - principally, "Do you want fries with that?" How is a test-tube burger created?
Treatments like IUI (Intrauterine Insemination), Endoscopy, and test-tube babies are there to help them out.
Breakdown products of some commonly used flame retardants may perturb the normal production of sex hormones, according to preliminary test-tube experiments conducted by Dutch and Swedish scientists.
Britain's best-known treatment is the IVF test-tube technique where the sperm and egg are brought together outside the body, then replaced in the womb.