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hohe Laborkunst

English translation: sophisticated lab work

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German term or phrase:hohe Laborkunst
English translation:sophisticated lab work
Entered by: Dawn Montague
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19:56 Aug 21, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Science - Genetics
German term or phrase: hohe Laborkunst
Die GMO-Untersuchungen sind hohe Laborkunst, denn im GeneScan Labor gehen nicht nur Rohwaren ein, sondern auch hochverarbeitete Produkte. Vermischungen und Verunreinigungen von Rohwaren können unbeabsichtigt an vielen Stellen der langen Nahrungsmittelkette erfolgen: durch Kreuzbestäubung der Nicht-GMO-Pflanzen mit Pollen vom GMO Nachbarfeld oder auf dem Transportweg in Silos, Schiffen und Zügen. Im Verarbeitungsprozess der Rohwaren nimmt der Vermischungsgrad kontinuierlich zu. So entstehen aus Roh-Soja 20 000 verschiedene, zum Teil hochverarbeitete Produkte:
Dawn Montague
Local time: 04:10
sophisticated lab work
Explanation:
That might be another alternative...

Analyses of genetically altered microorganisms requires sophicated lab work... (or laboratory work, but you know how US English likes to shorten things...)

Extra time is built into the schedule to provide excellent opportunities to do sophisticated lab work.
www.nscds.org/nscds/curriculum/us_science.htm

The OJ Simpson and Timothy McVeigh trials proved to the public how important sophisticated lab work is to good police work.
www.augustachronicle.com/stories/072497/crimelab.html

That's the way even the most sophisticated lab work at Harvard begins and ends.
www.findarticles.com/m0838/2000_Jan-Feb/59089294/p1/article...

HTH!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:10
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Summary of answers provided
na +1sophisticated lab workUlrike Lieder
naadvanced lab(oratory) skill
Mats Wiman
nafastidious task
Johanna Timm, PhD


  

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10 mins
fastidious task


Explanation:
This is how I would put it.
*hoch* in this context is a synonym for anspruchsvoll, i.e. exacting, critical. fastidious; demanding high standards; an*art* in the sense that the procedure is both difficult and requiring a fair amount of talent/expertise.
hope this helps.


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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 01:10
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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11 mins
advanced lab(oratory) skill


Explanation:
The GMO examinations constitute advanced lab(oratory) skill


    Duden-Oxford+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 10:10
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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51 mins peer agreement (net): +1
sophisticated lab work


Explanation:
That might be another alternative...

Analyses of genetically altered microorganisms requires sophicated lab work... (or laboratory work, but you know how US English likes to shorten things...)

Extra time is built into the schedule to provide excellent opportunities to do sophisticated lab work.
www.nscds.org/nscds/curriculum/us_science.htm

The OJ Simpson and Timothy McVeigh trials proved to the public how important sophisticated lab work is to good police work.
www.augustachronicle.com/stories/072497/crimelab.html

That's the way even the most sophisticated lab work at Harvard begins and ends.
www.findarticles.com/m0838/2000_Jan-Feb/59089294/p1/article...

HTH!


Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 01:10
Native speaker of: German
Grading comment
Thanks again

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