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Diesel engine

a compression-ignition piston engine in which fuel is ignited by injecting it into air that has been heated (unlike a spark-ignition engine).


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... from having new children is actually less that the fitness benefit obtained by devoting effort to the raising of the grandchildren. If a mother dies -- as is more likely with age, of course! -- any dependent children will probably die as well. So the fitness benefit of children in old age is ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.

... Give a concrete example of how this energy can get to the decomposers. I think this can get to the decomposers, because the biomass simply dies. E.g. dead animals, dead trees, etc. 2. The amount of energy that is represented by R may end up with the decomposers in different ways. Name three ...

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by DarDerk
Tue Nov 05, 2013 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecosystem: assimilation, dissimilation, decomposers, etc.
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... hypoxic. Nevertheless, it can work the other way around. For example, after chemotherapy which kills the active rim of a tumour then the rim dies and peels away like the skin of an onion leaving the core exposed and the previously dormant cancer cells get a new lease of life because they ...

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by PeterDow
Wed Oct 30, 2013 3:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: My “Eureka” moment. A cure for cancer.
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

... from having new children is actually less that the fitness benefit obtained by devoting effort to the raising of the grandchildren. If a mother dies -- as is more likely with age, of course! -- any dependent children will probably die as well. So the fitness benefit of children in old age is ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... Cakrit. The point I was trying ( rather badly)to make is that where you have a bird or insect adapted to pollinate only one plant, If the plant dies so does the insect and vice versa. So, as you pointed out this is a sacrifice. You lose two for the price of one. BUT if it was the only insect ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
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