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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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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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Re: Apology to DNLee

... low by comparison to many other groups. Now even at historically black colleges according to the newer numbers. In that sense Dr. Lee has broken quite a few boundaries, and sadly that makes the sexist and racist correspondence even more bitter. For a representative of a professional scientific ...

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by BTWay
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apology to DNLee
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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: 9313

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
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Views: 7145

Red lichen on most rocks but not some

... recent disturbance. Similarly when I was in Tatra mountains in Slovakia, it was obvious which stone is in place for very long time and which was broken just recently.

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Red lichen on most rocks but not some
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