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1. A little face; a small, plane surface; as, the facets of a diamond.

alternative forms: facette.

2. (Science: anatomy) a smooth circumscribed surface; as, the articular facet of a bone.

3. The narrow plane surface between flutings of a column.

4. (Science: entomology, zoology) One of the numerous small eyes which make up the compound eyes of insects and crustaceans.

Origin: f. Facette, dim. Of face face. See face.

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Re: The Implausible Engines of Evolution

Yes, there is evidence. To elaborate; A two-faceted approach First, for background, please see this article by PZ Meyers.http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2006/02/evolution_of_a_polyphenism.php Students are usually taught a grossly oversimplified ...

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by Crucible
Tue Oct 18, 2011 4:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Implausible Engines of Evolution
Replies: 40
Views: 74356

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... The answer must be because each theory is simply not fitting the evidence, an essential requirement of any scientific theory. Just about every facet of evolutionary theory is being falsified time and time again. This is not a dogmatic statement because the peer-reviewed material is abundant ...

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by scottie
Sat Apr 30, 2011 4:42 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128774

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

What facet of evolution do you mean? as you know one can define evolution in many ways. I personally dont know how people dont accept that change happens over time. My gripe is the ease with which people, biologists or not accept ...

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by Zenithar66
Mon Apr 04, 2011 7:40 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 592166

DNA discussion

... you have mentioned in your last responses. Due to the direction, and circumstances of this case, I have had to begin researching this particular facet of DNA. Which is what has brought me here. I am fascinated by your inputs, and knowledge. Please keep them coming. I am compiling a list of questions ...

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by alf
Tue Aug 09, 2005 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mutiple dna profiles
Replies: 17
Views: 10206

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