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Pertaining to agriculture; devoted to, adapted to, or engaged in, farming; as, farming tools; farming land; a farming community. The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock.

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human dietry evolution since the agricultural revolution?

... (meat, and fruit mainly) on the assumption that this is the diet we evolved to eat, and so is therefore better. I argued that wheat and dairy farming have been around for 1000s of years, so we've had plenty of time for our bodies to evolve to eat these (or rather the people who couldn't stomach ...

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by hamlet101
Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: human dietry evolution since the agricultural revolution?
Replies: 2
Views: 885

antibiotic overuse ???

... can then get to the industries that ARE a problem which have been left well alone during this issue. (the evil global corporate empire once more?) farming and cleansing products ect.... I'll leave this to you specialists out there to explain my mistakes. Nicely please :) Have I got a point??

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by androspandros
Thu Sep 18, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: antibiotic overuse ???
Replies: 3
Views: 4180

Re: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms

... if that’s not enough, heck, ants are even doing it. Here’s a BBC video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43id_NRajDo The only previous attempts at farming aphids I could find online were to feed people’s pet frogs, the concepts they used could be easily scaled up, and all were simply using pea ...

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by erialsneider
Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Solving World Hunger with Aphid Farms
Replies: 2
Views: 5130

Things that cause cancer (in modern humans who live longer)

... diabetes either. However, I would suspect that heart disease and diabetes have been problems for much longer than cancer. Indeed, we haven't been farming animals for milk for very long, but we already see genetic differences in places where milk was a necessity. In those people, the enzyme lactase ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Things that cause cancer (in modern humans who live longer)
Replies: 4
Views: 5280

question about edible drug in plants

Dears I want to produce drug in plants (Molecular farming) by expression my gene in lettuce. i have a challenge, it is enzymatic degradation in the stomach. my question is " Are there any amino acid sequences that protect my drug in stomach?" ...

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by ardalan
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: question about edible drug in plants
Replies: 1
Views: 1016
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