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Becoming less and less; diminishing.

(Science: mathematics) Decreasingly, decreasing series, a series in which each term is numerically smaller than the preceding term.

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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... lips and a wider nose compared to, lets say Americans. In general, this pattern can be observed across the planet with the size of lips and nose decreasing as we move away from the equator towards the poles. So what could the reason be? (Average) Lips and Nose across different races Given the ...

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by kristi2374
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
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Detect influenza in saliva

... such cultures, in terms of reinfection when working with them? It would be nice to get a fast feedback, because the number of infected people is decreasing ;) Thank you!

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by Backes
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:38 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Detect influenza in saliva
Replies: 14
Views: 22395


... number 1 priority for the body right (because of the brain, red cells and other glucose dependent tissues)? So as soon as glucose shows signs of decreasing, insuline drops and is replaced by glucagon+adrenaline released into the blood, which (according to all the textbooks I've come across) are ...

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by Aymeric
Sat Dec 14, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: When does gluconeogenesis kick in during physical activity?
Replies: 12
Views: 10455

stroke risk

My try: - increasing tax to tobacco - decreasing consumption of saturated fats (this is probably the expected correct answer, but in the last years the harmful effect of saturated fats on the heart health was questioned, just saying - walking ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
Replies: 5
Views: 4215

Re: Re:

... generations, giving also continuous change in the face of a continuously changing environment, all implying any particular trend in increasing or decreasing fitness. urk... missed the editing window to fix this. That last phrase should be: all WITHOUT implying any particular trend in increasing ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 15693
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