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Broken-hearted

Broken-hearted

Having the spirits depressed or crushed by grief or despair. She left her husband almost broken-hearted. (Macaulay)

Synonym: Disconsolable, heart-broken, inconsolable, comfortless, woe-begone, forlorn.


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Chromosome Differences

My mistake. I had been reading so much about this huge long strand of DNA I had to wonder when it breaks apart to form chromosomes. DUH, we get it broken apart in the first place:) But you have to admit it would be easy to think it is one long strand that goes for miles by the way it is often portrayed. ...

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by Hannamerika
Wed Sep 03, 2014 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Chromosome Differences

Don't at least a lot of writings talk about this super longgggggggggggg strand of DNA? Making people like me wonder how this long strand gets broken into 23 separate pieces?

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by Hannamerika
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:30 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Chromosome Differences
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Views: 301

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... to argue that most random errors do cause problems, but cellular mechanisms correct those errors (or cause the resulting piece of DNA to be so broken that it isn't viable) so that by the time you are looking at phenotypes, most mutations are neutral because many of the most harmful ones have ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Views: 907129

Re: Apology to DNLee

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by BTWay
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:22 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apology to DNLee
Replies: 11
Views: 68011

Re: Is complexity inevitable?

I will not quote, because my Ctrl key is broken :-( I jump from humans to ecosystems because I generally find examples very helpful in my thinking/discussions. When I generalize, I use the word 'system' and my argument is indeed that in general, ...

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by cakrit
Sat Oct 05, 2013 4:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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Views: 10000
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