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One of the stiff hairs projecting from the margin of the eyelid.

Synonym: cilium.

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Alas the creationists are right though...

... first emerged.Surely science doesnt accept the idea that organisms are designed but i see myself in the mirror and i realize that i have eyebrows,eyelashes...How could i persuade myself that these traits do not require design?Science cannot always escape from this issue proclaiming that everything ...

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by GnnS
Thu Nov 18, 2010 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Alas the creationists are right though...
Replies: 15
Views: 25523

Re: weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory

... and brain, and your eyes themselves are susceptible to parasites and contaminants, so you need to spend additional energy on things like growing eyelashes and reflexively blinking. That's why a species' vision is only ever as good as it "needs" to be for its niche — we can't see as ...

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by Lenoxus
Tue Apr 27, 2010 9:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: weight lifting, repetitions & evolution theory
Replies: 6
Views: 9835

Mosaic Phenotype or what?

Since I was born I've had dark brown hair except for the right side of my body. All the hair on my right side -- eyelashes, leg, eyebrow, etc. -- have been bright orange, blonde and red. As I've gotten older my eyebrow has slowly begun to get browner and my eyelashes are following ...

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by envyeyes
Sun Apr 12, 2009 9:39 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Mosaic Phenotype or what?
Replies: 4
Views: 4696

Races, and how they relate to facial features

... be related to something other than adaptation to sun in mountains. is all of asia covered in mountains? why havent they developed longer thicker eyelashes to combat the sun? in relation to african noses, i think their lifestyle before european colonization was largely active and so more air coming ...

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by narrowstaircase
Tue Mar 27, 2007 2:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Races, and how they relate to facial features
Replies: 3
Views: 7474

The Fiber Disease

... hairs> hell yes. 6 months before I came down with the Gov't plague that was my first thing (symptom) to seem strange. Amongst my normal colored eyelashes I had about 4 long white ones on each eye. So long they touched my sunglasses. I ended up pulling them out. OUCH! I had no choice they were ...

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by London
Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6268261
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