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Genetic information

Genetic information

The heritable biological information coded in the nucleotide sequences of dna or rna (certain viruses), such as in the chromosomes or in plasmids.

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Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, aren't ... a greater probability of overall "worse" genetics if we had no further information. In this case, however, we have the further information that African-americans ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269848

A question about evolution.

... organisms. What makes a living thing develop these features? Genetic program. Think of it as a computer program that starts executing at the time of conception. Does the cell only contain information about biological features that work on the conditions of earth, or ...

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by Cat
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A question about evolution.
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Newbie question about the first life

... were 1) nucleic acids, which now both carry and pass on hereditary information, and 2) proteins, which can be either a) structural elements ... that show how monomers make polymers but no models showing how the genetic machinery could have developed. The first creatures were bacteria ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 10516

Does the thylacine still live?

... populations. Must also bear in mind if the numbers are that low genetic diversity becomes an issue and any offspring may be more susceptible ... occidentalis) they say that it is extinct but I know otherwise from information I was given they do exist but in very low numbers in a very remote ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does the thylacine still live?
Replies: 4
Views: 2525

Re: Re:

... are a continuous stream of "errors" in the replication of genetic information from generation to generation; a substantial amount of which is detrimental. They ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 8501
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