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Dependency

(Science: psychology) The tendency of an individual or individuals to rely on others for advice, guidance, or support. Being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs).


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mutations and dependencies

... genes that are part of the same biological pathway. To me, this seems similar to computer programs that have depencies. If a program has a dependency, you must first fulfill the dependencies by downloading other programs. This got me thinking about evolution. The processes underlying evolution ...

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by wildfunguy
Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
Replies: 29
Views: 21988

Help identifying a unkown

... it's motile with this http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g478/Dave_Fascia/0330121515.jpg I'm having trouble with it's oxygen dependency. http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g478/Dave_Fascia/0330121515a.jpg Gelatin test - Negative-solid http://i1103.photobucket.com/albums/g478/Dave_Fascia/0330121515b.jpg ...

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by bruserboy1
Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:53 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help identifying a unkown
Replies: 2
Views: 1970

Re: Camouflage in nature

... capitalize on the established “relationship” unless a chance offers better alternatives. The more features of a wasp are produced, the more "dependency" arises (other, non-wasp related, randomly produced features will offer lesser value alternatives). Again, now the bug “has to” come ...

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by Nick7
Fri Dec 16, 2011 11:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 13018

Diffusion

... which 02 diffuses from water into the blood. For Angiosperms....This one was tough for me...I think that I should be talking about Angiosperms dependency on their ability to balance water uptake and loss. The net loss or uptake of a water molecule occurs by osmosis, the diffusion of water across ...

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by killian07
Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:23 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diffusion
Replies: 2
Views: 3546

Re: Camouflage in nature

... and sound signals emitted by queen ants). I would be interested to know how this system worked out with 2 similar biological organisms. Did the dependency start before the time was time, and the Phengaris rebeli was just maintaining these qualities in real time, keeping up with the ants or it ...

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by Nick7
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Camouflage in nature
Replies: 16
Views: 13018
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