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Of or pertaining to geology, or the science of the earth.

Origin: cf. F. Geologique.

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Is complexity inevitable?

... post. I'm not sure what to think. I have always thought that cognition was the key advantage that allowed humans to basically (for a geological eyeblink) dominate the planet, but the sad fate of our near relatives does demand an explanation. And then there is the concept of success; ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 17999


... but as far as I am aware the scientist have a pretty good idea of what the conditions on the young Erath must have been (based on, for example, geological data and our knowledge of other rocky planets in our solar system etc.) and that there are no ongoing major scientific arguments concerning ...

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by biohazard
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
Replies: 38
Views: 30053

Re: 5 best proofs of evolution

... been found except in the most superficial layers of the earth (e.g., battlefields, graveyards, flood deposits, and so on). In all the countless geological excavations and inspections (for example, of the Grand Canyon), no one has ever come up with a genuine fossil remnant which goes against ...

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by Raven7899
Sun May 27, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 5 best proofs of evolution
Replies: 170
Views: 270099

Re: Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?

Gene expression did not evolve in eukaryotes, they are fairly recent on the geological time scale, so mitochondria are irrelevant to that evolution. Prokaryotes have many metabolic tricks to generate ATP. Glycolosis with fermentation is one possible method. There ...

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by jonmoulton
Tue May 22, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Do the simplest bacteria have ribosomes and helicase?
Replies: 27
Views: 17117

Re: Creation of species through programmed evolution

... most obvious and gravest objection which can be urged against my theory. The explanation lies, as I believe, in the extreme imperfection of the geological record.” [p. 230]. What we should note is that Darwin who proposed the theory of evolution, himself says there are no intermediate forms. ...

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by PAWahid
Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
Replies: 15
Views: 14368
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