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Hasty

Hasty

1. Involving haste; done, made, etc, in haste; as, a hasty sketch.

2. Demanding haste or immediate action. Hasty employment.

3. Moving or acting with haste or in a hurry; hurrying; hence, acting without deliberation; precipitate; rash; easily excited; eager.

4. Made or reached without deliberation or due caution; as, a hasty conjecture, inference, conclusion, etc, a hasty resolution.

5.

Proceeding from, or indicating, a quick temper. Take no unkindness of his hasty words. (Shak)

6. Forward; early; first ripe. As the hasty fruit before the summer. (Is. Xxviii. 4)

Origin: akin to D. Haastig, g, Sw, & dan. Hastig. See Haste.


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Bacteria invent an alternate life chemistry

Yep that was discussed in the other thread. I might have been a bit too hasty and hopeful. We will see what the authors come with to improve their results. But I doubt that they are going to confirm their hopes now. Still one more proof that science work, if ...

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by canalon
Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Bacteria invent an alternate life chemistry
Replies: 5
Views: 2818

Re:

... is expressed as a kind of facts. Do you really think that bacteria are the most successful creatures on the planet? Your conclusion is too hasty. The fact is that the reproductive success rate of single-cell organisms are significantly lower than multi-cellular organisms, and the requirements ...

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by robsabba
Mon Dec 07, 2009 5:54 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
Replies: 13
Views: 17165

About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality

... is expressed as a kind of facts. Do you really think that bacteria are the most successful creatures on the planet? Your conclusion is too hasty. The fact is that the reproductive success rate of single-cell organisms are significantly lower than multi-cellular organisms, and the requirements ...

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by wellalt
Mon Dec 07, 2009 1:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
Replies: 13
Views: 17165

Re:

... I recently added a good batch of them including the predicted reason for there being codons. They seem to fit in well but where it looks like a hasty cut-paste from some rambling I had somewhere, it probably was. They in time find the right wording, then another batch is there so its always ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sat Apr 11, 2009 5:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Intelligent Design?
Replies: 27
Views: 34623

xenobiology

... to spring up on its own, we can certainly cast doubt on these ideas, but most astronomers do take these ideas seriously, so we shouldn't be too hasty to reject these ideas either. And if we can find primitive life in our own backyard, the possibility of intelligent life existing somewhere else ...

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by alextemplet
Wed Mar 01, 2006 3:27 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: xenobiology
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