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Disruptive

Disruptive

Causing, or tending to cause, disruption; caused by disruption; breaking through; bursting; as, the disruptive discharge of an electrical battery.


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Is complexity inevitable?

Err ignore the link. it's not quite disruptive selection, is it?

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:29 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 10691

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... The forest is pushing for small and lightweight Homo that can swing on the branches to collect the fruit. That is, the population is undergoing disruptive selection . However, some Homo are starting to make tools. In the grassland, these Homo make blunt weapons. In the forest, these Homo make ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 10691

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... move and seek food most of the time. It is their movement what visually calls the attention of their potential prey and predators. So they need a disruptive pattern (spots, stripes, etc) that is not easily seen on a moving background (such as vegetation under wind), and one that is usefull in ...

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by animartco
Thu May 31, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 15111

Hardy-Weinberg problems

When a population is in Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, the allele frequencies are not changing. But look at this: What about an example where disruptive selection favours homozygotes instead of heterozygotes, so the phenotypic frequencies change but the allele frequencies are the same. Is the ...

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by SheffJoe
Tue May 15, 2012 7:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hardy-Weinberg problems
Replies: 1
Views: 1112

Green mammals

... move and seek food most of the time. It is their movement what visually calls the attention of their potential prey and predators. So they need a disruptive pattern (spots, stripes, etc) that is not easily seen on a moving background (such as vegetation under wind), and one that is usefull in ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 15111
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