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Bam island

Bam island

(Science: molecular biology) areas of dna which do not get transcribed, consisting of many repeats of the same sequence of nucleotide bases.


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What animal is that ? (a Thai fish ?)

... registered here as it seem to have many "animal experts" on this forum :) A friend of mine took this "fish" near Koh Lanta island in Thailand. Could anyone tell me/us what animal it is ? http://www.franco-thai.com/forumphp/files/dscf11212_140.jpg http://www.franco-thai.com/forumphp/files/dscf1121_674.jpg ...

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by Oukiva
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What animal is that ? (a Thai fish ?)
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Re: Diversifying selection

The side of the island that already has the intermediates and the two extremes. In the Galapagos, there is a big beak finch on one of the islands eating the big nuts that only grow on that island. And on another island, there is only ...

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by kolean
Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:23 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Diversifying selection
Replies: 15
Views: 446

Re: Diversifying selection

OK so if there is a population on one side of the island with diversifying selection acting with just big beaks and small beaks, intermediates dieing out while on the other side of the island, there is a population with big beaks, small beaks and ...

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by Juanita1
Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Diversifying selection
Replies: 15
Views: 446

Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... from the main population(besides some asexually reproducing bacteria etc.), for example, a species of rat may be distributed all over a low lying island with a few hills, if the sea levels were to rise so that only the hills protruded from the sea then the populations would be separate, this event ...

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by futurezoologist
Wed Jun 17, 2009 11:56 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Views: 16405

Re: Logical impossble 4 natural selection 2 generate new species

... another variation in certain environments. Darwin saw closely related birds separated (in the same order but not the same species) --one set on an island the other on the main land. They in part speciated, so it was supposed. However, in some scientists' opinions, Darwin did make a discovery, but ...

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by AFJ
Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Logical impossble 4 natural selection 2 generate new species
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