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Diversity

(Science: ecology) The number and variety of species present in an area and their spatial distribution.


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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... populations, according to an international team of researchers. The findings suggest that human migrations may have affected genetic diversity and that a population "bottleneck" may have been involved in the original settlement of Europe I wasn't suggesting that skin color ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
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... populations, according to an international team of researchers. The findings suggest that human migrations may have affected genetic diversity and that a population "bottleneck" may have been involved in the original settlement of Europe http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/02/080220-dna-evolution.html

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by Seth90210
Fri May 23, 2014 4:23 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

... accept Darwinian natural selection as an established scientific fact and a logical and beautiful explanation of the majestic evolution and diversity of life. Although not a biologist, I have read much on evolution, including Dawkins' excellent book 'The Greatest Show on Earth' and have ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... determines the knowledge they learned. Found some more info about this subject at http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/the-diversity-of-behavior-15129167 Animal behavior is also influenced by physiological mechanisms. Chemicals known as corticosteroids often become elevated ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 12
Views: 8204

Does the thylacine still live?

... in Tasmania on the west coast, thing is they will be very small isolated populations. Must also bear in mind if the numbers are that low genetic diversity becomes an issue and any offspring may be more susceptible to disease. So ...... I would have to say sadly, no I am afraid the thylacine is ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:15 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does the thylacine still live?
Replies: 4
Views: 2195
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