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(Science: zoology) a type of organism interaction which can be either between members of the same species or members of different species.

The relationship occurs when commodities (like food, mates, shelters, etc.) are scarce and there are not enough to go around for all members which need them. In general, all involved members of the relationship are harmed by this interaction.

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The Selfish Gene

These ideas of wants, desires and competitions are just metaphors for natural consequences. Obviously a gene can't actually want anything. What Dawkins describes in that book is a chain of cause and effect. Genes that have certain characteristics ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 2100

Biology online Competitions

I need information about online Biology Competitions.

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by vthem
Mon Jul 15, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology online Competitions
Replies: 0
Views: 438

Re: PCR: Low Primer Annealing Temperature Explanation?

... of the PCR programme, a PCR tube will contain the desired product (hopefully) but also all kinds of crap that were the losers of the innumerable competitions that were waged during the programme (mostly during the early cycles). A lower annealing temperature will increase the number and duration ...

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by wbla3335
Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: PCR: Low Primer Annealing Temperature Explanation?
Replies: 4
Views: 9399

Experimental evidence for evolution

... sperm competition experiments between males that differ specifically in sperm size and number traits. Paternity success across 77 two-male sperm competitions (each running over 30-day oviposition periods) shows that males producing both relatively small sperm and relatively numerous sperm win ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:48 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 179694

The Possibilities that the Earth is the First Cell

... In the meantime, the biosphere of each living planet will compete with each other. Despite of the time lapse between their births, such kind of competitions has been eliminated by their distances. The natural mechanism is perfect. The evolution (it refers to the process of growth) of the universe ...

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by kk23wong
Sun Jan 02, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Possibilities that the Earth is the First Cell
Replies: 3
Views: 1730
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