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(Science: microscopy) in colour video cameras and monitors, the precise alignment of the images or pictures in the three primary colours (red, green and blue). A lack of convergence gives rise to asymmetrically coloured fringes. The act of converging (coming closer).The occurrence of two or more things coming together.The approach of an infinite series to a finite limit.A representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; there was no overlap between their proposals.See convergent evolution.

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Evolution- Caminalcules

... two or more species have a similar characteristic that evolved independently in each lineage. The wings of bats, birds, and bees are an example of convergence since the three groups did not inert the characteristic from their common ancestor. Write your answers in complete sentences (e.g. "species ...

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by Beamerr32
Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evolution- Caminalcules
Replies: 1
Views: 2423

Re: on phylogeny / what are we ?

... offered by Creationists, just the terminology and the concept. What I wonder, is if perhaps AronRa has unintentionally exposed a seeming convergence of terms and concepts.

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by Crucible
Sun Sep 25, 2011 3:39 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: on phylogeny / what are we ?
Replies: 45
Views: 27716

UltraBright UV transilluminator

... nm. For consideration of intensity of lights, UV lamptube is with diverse light but LED is with a more intense and focusing light. It means the convergence of light cone angle is smaller for LEDs. LED's light flux is much higher than UV lamps. It is also hard to measure the luminance with a ...

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by swing0916
Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: UltraBright UV transilluminator
Replies: 17
Views: 17698

Nervous System

... term that describes a neural pathway where a single neuron is stimulated and synapses with many neurons, resulting in multiple responses, is: a. Convergence b. Divergence c. Feed-forward d. Polysynaptic e. Reflex. Thanks.

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by Nicolodn
Sat Sep 18, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous System
Replies: 3
Views: 2297

Humanoid life on other planets.

There are reasons to think that convergence might produce humanoid intelligent forms - http://faculty.fmcc.edu/mcdarby/Pages/humanoid-aliens.htm Disclaimer - I wrote this page a few years ago. I wouldn't say the chances are great, but there ...

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by Darby
Sun Jul 04, 2010 8:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humanoid life on other planets.
Replies: 2
Views: 4293
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