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Bacterial

(Science: microbiology) bacteria are group of micro-organisms that are a single cell approximately 1 micron in transverse diameter. Some bacteria cause disease in man, requiring treatment with an antibiotic.


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What do you do when talking to creationists?

... for such natural groups? I generally try to refute this by bringing up the most common "example" of irreducible complexity, the bacterial flagellum, and then telling the person that if you remove many of the parts from a flagellum, you have a structure quite similar to the toxin ...

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by FriarBroccoli
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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What do you do when talking to creationists?

... complexity disproves evolution. I generally try to refute this by bringing up the most common "example" of irreducible complexity, the bacterial flagellum, and then telling the person that if you remove many of the parts from a flagellum, you have a structure quite similar to the toxin ...

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by Dubnium105
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What do you do when talking to creationists?
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... mentioned if that were the case). All this being said, I would still stress that the 'dots' in your blood samples do not quite look like typical bacterial finding and that if you have been ill for a long time, blood-borne bacterial infection sounds unlikely. Blood is normally sterile and if bacteria ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... I am sure they are linked to my illness. If you have been ill that long, I think the petechiae can equally well be related to something else than bacterial infection. After all, petechiae are not a specific symptom and various conditions can cause them. One of the more common ones in thrombocytopenia ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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... look mostly extracellular, though I am not certain what is the significance of this observation. I have looked at a fair number of blood films and bacterial samples in my life, but unfortunately I do not recall ever seeing a case of bartonellosis among those, so I do not know for certain how it ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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