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Cumulative

Cumulative

Increasing or growing by accumulation or successive additions.


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age and cumulative impact of carcinogens

Will carcinogens have more of an impact over time if you were exposed at a younger age? I don't mean being exposed froma younger age, I'm talking about one exposure event that could occur at a young age or an old age. Perhaps some carcinogens never leave your system, so their damages accumulate more...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:17 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: age and cumulative impact of carcinogens
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Views: 2507

Re: Camouflage in nature

... Pardon me for disagreeing, but I don’t think I was wrong about the process and probabilities. I never stated that the perfection process is not cumulative. I have not disagreed with what Dawkins called in that video “opening of gradualistic lock”. YES, with each successful outcome the bug retains ...

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by Nick7
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 10233

Re: Camouflage in nature

... – each consecutive alteration of genes is statistically independent from previous outcomes… am I wrong?). Yes (you are wrong). Selective steps are cumulative. Greenishness, once it appears, does not have to be re-invented in each generation. That first bug that stumbled upon a slight greenishness ...

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by Gavin
Sat Nov 12, 2011 3:34 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 10233

Re: Camouflage in nature

... is causing confusion, since you've underlined it. My use of the word is to indicate that evolution usually happens by small, incremental, cumulative steps. Large jumps are not the norm. If the mimic species is changing by large jumps, then it should be disqualified for cheating. Wouldn’t ...

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by Gavin
Sat Nov 12, 2011 6:05 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 10233

Help choosing courses for fall semester

... I will be taking genetics and a course in the diversity in fungi, algae, and plants over the summer. I am taking extra science courses to raise my cumulative science GPA in order to increase my chances of matriculating to medical school. I am considering taking some combination of the following ...

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by TheDah
Tue May 10, 2011 1:37 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help choosing courses for fall semester
Replies: 0
Views: 770
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