• Heridity and Evolution
    is concerned with the difference between the individuals of same species and also between the offsprings of the same parents. Variations could be of two types : (i) Somatic variation (ii) Germinal variation (i) Somatic variation : Somatic variation affects the somatic cells of an organism. It is acquired...
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  • Bio 114 Notes
    cells Multicellular organisms have an internal environment that isn’t cellular. Cells specialized into tissues, tissues form organs, and organs form organ systems. Living organisms interact, these can be positive or negative and can be intraspecific or interspecific. Individuals are part...
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  • Language Grows Just Like Hair
    LANGUAGE GROWS JUST LIKE HAIR (The Language Organ vs. Language as a skill) "The best things cannot be told, the second best are misunderstood. After that comes civilized conversation; after that, mass indoctrination; after that, intercultural exchange. And so, proceeding, we come to the problem...
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  • Sbi3U Exam Review
    Biology Exam 2013 - Review UNIT: PATERNS OF INHERITENCE Describe Mendel’s experiments: * Chose a female parent; chooses a male parent; pollen is collected from the stamens and dusted onto the female parent stigma; pollen fertilizes the eggs. The ovary develops into the pod and eggs develop...
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  • Phylogeny
    classification of organisms following the rules of nomenclature Phylogeny: The study of the evolutionary history of a species or group of species Systematics: The study of phylogeny – the study of biodiversity in an evolutionary context Some images excerpted from the Image Library, Copyright 2005, 2008, Pearson...
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  • Current Views in Science
    forms a living system together with the cell, but one of a very spcial kind. It is self-organising, but the purpose of its organization is not the stability and survival of the entire virus-cell system. Its only aim is the production of new viruses that will then go on to form living systems of this peculiar...
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  • Top of the Class: Communication, Miscommunication and Learning
    Communication, Miscommunication and Learning in Cuttlefishes and Octopuses Laura M. Dickinson* Content 1. Introduction 2. Systematics and evolutionary context 3. Communication and miscommunication 3.1. Chromatophores 3.2. Iridophores 3.3. Leucophores 3.4. Texture, posture and locomotion ...
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  • Bennie
    Appropriate for grades 2-5. • Look at the artwork as a group and discuss differences between species. Talk about habitat and how it affects evolutionary development of physical characteristics. • Explain the difference between bones and cartilage. Use the blank fish diagram to talk about each...
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  • Evolution Study Guide
    principles Two loci in a population are in linkage equilibrium when the genotype of a chromosome at one locus is independent of its genotype at the other locus Knowing the genotype of the chromosome at one locus is of no use at all in predicting genotype at the other Polygenic variation (two or more...
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  • Psychology
    trained introspection 1. Psychological processes are often inaccessible to consciousness 2. Consciously reflecting on your experience of something changes the way you experience it 3. The method is too subjective to produce agreement on the elements of sensory experience The Functionalist Approach...
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  • The Concept of Species
    classification known as the binomial system, which assigns a pair of names to each species: The name of the genus which it shares with other related species and the species name, which is unique. The rules of scientific nomenclature are specified in five codes: animals, plants, cultivated plants, bacteria...
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  • Biology
    Part of a series on | Science | Formal sciences[show] | Physical sciences[show] | Life sciences[show] | Social and Behavioral sciences[show] | Applied sciences[show] | Interdisciplinary[show] | Philosophy and history of science[show] |   | Science Portal Category | * v  *...
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  • Eating Disorder
    the effects of these physiological processes are mediated by psychological and social ones. * Many different things motivate us in: - what we choose to eat. -when we eat. - how much we eat including convenience, -what it looks like - health concern - ethics. * In other words, our attitudes...
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  • Nanorobotics
    manipulation in a complex environment. The presented paper summarizes distinct aspects of some techniques required to achieve a successful nano-planning system design for a large number of cooperating autonomous agents and illustrates their three dimensional visualization in real time. Keywords: Virtual Reality...
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  • Paper
    Biology Final Exam  Notes Chapter 16 • Microevolution: Heritable change in the genetic makeup of a population • Population: all individuals of a single species that lives together in the same place or time • Polymorphism: the existence of discrete variants of a character • Gene pool: the sum...
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  • Biology Lab Report
    not support our hypothesis. We had previously thought that if the environment in one chamber were moister than the other, then the pill bugs would choose to inhabit that chamber. Instead, we found that pill bugs did not move into the moist conditions; they inhabited the dry soil chamber. We also think...
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  • Evolution Paper
    Darwin made two major points in The Origin of Species: I. Today’s organisms descended from ancestral species that were different from modern species. II. Natural selection provided a mechanism for this evolutionary change. The basic idea of natural selection is that a population can change over time...
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  • Upcat
    | fossil fuels | | decomposition | Question 2 Explanation:  the carbon dioxide- oxygen cycle is maintained in the respiration of plants and animals. Question 3WRONG | Based on the table below, which would best describe Class Aves? | Emperor Penguin | Common Raven | Kingdom | Animalia |...
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  • eig121
    million year old rocks have fossils that don’t resemble fish. The 375 million year old rocks, however, provide fossils that show the transition between fish and land living animals. Sedimentary rocks are the type of rock that preserves the fossils. Limestone, siltstone, shale, and sandstone are examples...
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  • Nervous Systems, Function and Survival
    Evolution is a process of gradual change over time in both body and corresponding behaviour (Open University Glossary, 2013). The evolution of animals’ and humans’ nervous systems is a necessary process to maximise the chances of survival. Neuronal and behavioural changes are closely linked to the environment...
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