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(Science: psychology) The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons).

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... the beneficial traits that are selected for, but I am proposing a mechanism by which a harmful trait could be selected for. But in this case, the conflict is between gene and individual, not individual and group. For example, IF a Y-mutation made meiosis II impossible with an X-chromosome present, ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:02 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 4561


... you. I guess that means that we need to redefine "free will"- maybe "The ability to make decisions without major amounts of outside conflict".

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by Ahsmeah
Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 19174

Re: If God's a myth, isn't Evolution Science Fiction?

... evolution is a collection of observations and an attempt to make logical sense out of them. That's what God gave us a brain for. Just because it conflicts with the theory put forth by those who wrote the Bible does not deny God. The God/creation vs. No God/evolution is a stupid, fake conflict. ...

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by Rap
Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: If God's a myth, isn't Evolution Science Fiction?
Replies: 9
Views: 3367

Re: Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?

... the daughter out of the prepubescent nest" ... how would this adaptation develop and how would it work... puts a new spin on parent offspring conflict : P This whole thing is nonsense. Study is correlation NOT cause and effect. I hate correlation studies done on humans as they are rarely done ...

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by Cat
Fri Sep 28, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 4475

mutations annotations and analysis

... to the intron (such as +6 or -2). I wish to locate the genomic coordinate of the mutation (hg19 coordinates). In both cases, I encounter here a conflict as there are, in many cases, a few transcripts, (i.e. more than one cDNA for the gene). In both papers, they didn't supply a transcript id, ...

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by nonish
Sun Sep 16, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: mutations annotations and analysis
Replies: 0
Views: 1411
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