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Avoided costs

Avoided costs

An investment guideline describing the value of a conservation or generation resource investment by the cost of more expensive resources that a utility would otherwise have to acquire.

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Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac

... to recommendations that higher-than-family taxonomic units should be avoided altogether (Goldbach, 1992). The inappropriateness of tree-like representations ... limit of two to three viruses per cell, presumably to balance the costs of intracellular competition with the beneĀ®ts of reassortment ...

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by anakovacevic
Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:28 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Recombination in RNA viruses,Ruzic,Kovac
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Re: Future Human Evolution

... same way you do. My own opinion is that the benefits far outweigh the costs. Once we learn to carry out the basics, we will first use the new technology ... and hence reduce human suffering. Already some genetic ills can be avoided by embryo selection. In due course, our capabilities will increase ...

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by skeptic
Wed May 06, 2009 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Future Human Evolution
Replies: 47
Views: 74192

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