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Generation time

(Science: cell biology) time taken for a cell population to double in numbers and thus equivalent to the average length of the cell cycle.

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China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified

... competitor Dow AgroSciences are on the verge of introducing the next generation of herbicide-resistant corn, soybeans and cotton — genetically ... seems to be a bit of a breakdown in the predictability of that two-year time frame,” said Nathan Fields, director of biotechnology for the National ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:59 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: China injects uncertainty into world of genetically modified
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Wed Jan 15, 2014 6:18 am
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Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
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Wed Jan 08, 2014 3:05 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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... every hour, why wouldn't it just add up? imagine there are several generations of mice each year with several offsprings in each. Quite so! ... Detrimental mutations need not be immediately fatal, but over time they (by definition) tend to show up in fewer descendants than neutral ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Tue Oct 15, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
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