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Octopus (A Day in the Life: Sea Animals)

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Finally, genes or parts of genes can become inverted or duplicated. Paleoanthropology is an interdisciplinary branch of anthropology that concerns itself with the origins of early humans and it examines and evaluates items such as fossils and artifacts. [82] Dr. Given the observation of microevolution and the knowledge that the earth is billions of years old -- macroevolution could be postulated. Thus, while it is custom to separate ... (100 of 15,810 words)
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Essential Science: Biology

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It can, however, have direct effects on plants as well. Hypothesis: This is an educated guess based upon observation. Well, Keith Campbell, a fellow working for Dr Wilmut, thought that maybe the cell cycle had something to do with this cloning trouble. We begin by describing psychological, social, and biological correlates of the dominance behavioral system (DBS). Actinomycetes occur in large clusters and become most evident during the later stages of decomposition.
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Jungle Worlds (Earth's Last Frontiers)

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None of the above models are mutually exclusive. Depending on the choice of subjet axes, we demonstrate that at fixed order, N -subjettiness can manifest myriad behaviors in the unresolved region: smooth tails, end point singularities, or singularities in the physical region. Kahneman, Daniel. “A Perspective on Judgment and Choice: Mapping Bounded Rationality.” American Psychologist, 58 (2003), pp. 697-720. Sewall Wright was more concerned with drift. Although the first traces of biological determinism are suggested in Aristotle ’s (384–322 BCE) proclamation in Politics that “there are species in which a distinction is already marked, immediately at birth, between those of its members who are intended for being ruled and those who are intended to rule,” (Baker, 1950, p. 14) it was Enlightenment thinking that ushered in the most robust and politically salient strains of this line of thinking.
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Classifying Birds (2nd Edition) (Classifying Living Things)

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According to uniformitarians, the processes in the universe have been occurring at a relatively constant rate. I'm Ira Flatow with Lawrence Krauss, Cormac McCarthy and Werner Herzog. Soot from factories darkened the birch trees the moths landed on. To avoid being prosecuted and executed, he left Athens and fled to Chalcis on the island of Euboea, where he would remain until his death a year later. Instead, it’s a trait that we can develop in an appropriate context.
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Bizarre Biology (Weird History of Science)

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Sometimes such observations are direct, like measuring the chemical composition of a rock. One claims that biology does not differ in principles and methods from the physical sciences, and that further research, particularly in molecular biology, will in time lead to a reduction of all of biology to physics. [...] The other camp claims that biology fully merits status as an autonomous science because it differs fundamentally in its subject matter, conceptual framework, and methodology from the physical sciences.” There is no question in Mayr’s, Buzzoni’s and my own mind that the first option is simply not viable.
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The Muscles (Invisible World)

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When selection acts to weed out deleterious alleles, or causes an allele to sweep to fixation, it depletes genetic variation. Scientists work in many different ways, but all science relies on testing ideas by figuring out what expectations are generated by an idea and making observations to find out whether those expectations hold true. And science can lead to technological advances, as well as helping us learn about enormously important and useful topics, such as our health, the environment, and natural hazards.
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Plants and People

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The faculty is an accurate representation of the diversity of biological disciplines: botanists, evolutionary biologists, zoologists, biochemists, cell biologists, ecologists, physiologists, taxonomists, and so on. In 1988, Watson's achievement and success led to his appointment as the Head of the Human Genome Project at the National Institute of Health, a project which turned out to be the most determined and most generously funded effort in biology.
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Rainforest Food Chains (Young Explorer: Food Chains and

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Indeed, the history of biological determinism is a prime example of how science is a deeply political practice, despite its claims to universal knowledge. Methane Hydrate deposits contain more fuel value than all other fossil fuels combined. There appears to be less research on associations between other behaviors with environmental and health impacts, and very few longitudinal studies in any domain. The main stones in the path to the chromosomal theory are the pangenesis hypothesis, the germ-plasm theory, and Mendel’s Laws.
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Who's for Dinner? Predators and Prey (Animal Planet)

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But, a mutation can reappear numerous times. We outline the properties of the hyperfine-induced funnel structure observed in the two-electron spin blockade region of a weakly coupled vertical double quantum dot device. Animal science projects allow us to understand various aspects of animal life. This belief structures how I live and how I work. Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Full-grown larvae pupate in flimsy silk cocoon under litter or in earth cells 2"-3" below the soil surface.
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Enjoy Your Cells: Collection of 4 (paper)

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The Greeks found that the earth was round. Eratosthenes of Alexandria, who died about 194 BC, wrote on astronomy and geography, but his work is known mainly from later summaries. Architectural Historians study, write about and preserve the architecture of our built heritage – buildings and urban landscape. And there simply do not seem to be any other theories in the offing. In addition to physical characteristics and labored mobility, a tendency toward isolation and characteristic vocalization were noted.
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