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(noun) Plural form of factor.

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Transpiration and Photosynthesis.

... The water just cannot get out. However if the pores are left open a much greater volume of water can be lose this way. You can therefore assume factors that increase the rate of photosynthesis (higher temperature, light intensity etc.) will also increase the rate of transpiration.

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by Babybel56
Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and Photosynthesis.
Replies: 3
Views: 224

How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... the population will be uniform after a while. But most of the time it's different things that can increase the fitness, not only one. And if factors change most of the time they don't change for all individuals of a species - only for a population. So you get a variety of phenotypes. And ...

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by Tricho
Wed Jan 22, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
Replies: 7
Views: 1392


... females. There's a lot more in the paper. The hypothesis is tested using computational models and various assumptions for mate selection and other factors. There's no field testing, however; that would be the obvious next step. Other species have displayed similar processes to menopause as well ...

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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
Replies: 22
Views: 5774

Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

... that reason". The very fact that you analyse the reasons behind your choices makes you forget or lose sight of deeper, ingrained, DETERMINED factors that push you to go for X rather than Y or Z. In other words, it is your consciousness that blinds you from determinism. It prevents you from ...

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by Aymeric
Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:38 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 18499

Re: Re:

... thirty bucks or euros or quid or [insert the equivalent in your currency here]. Unfortunately those tests do not normally measure other clotting factors than thrombocytes. One useful test could also be antibodies against Bartonella if such a test is available at your location. I'm in the UK. ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 3425
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