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The sensation of sound.

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Genetics Pedigree Help Required

Based on the information in the pedigree of Family B, is inheritance of this hearing loss trait consistent with an autosomal dominant or autosomal recessive pattern? (Tip: assume autosomal dominant and assign genotypes of affected and unaffected individuals, then ...

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by TheBell
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:49 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics Pedigree Help Required
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

... myelination and so the signal leaks all the way along! The second part of your questions isn't really relative to nerve speeds. Things like "hearing" and "seeing" are the brain interpreting messages. Totally different nerve impulses may have the same effect when interpreted ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
Replies: 1
Views: 311

animal behavior

I think it's a 'Nobody Knows'. but if you listen hard to two blackbirds slagging each other off, you pretty soon start hearing things like 'your wife's the ugliest ever!' 'not quite, and yours doesn't know who her father is.' etc. And then they usually end up coming to blows, and ...

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by animartco
Fri Jan 03, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: animal behavior
Replies: 5
Views: 811

Re: Living in the Past

hi Xaphan I agree with Jack Bean. It isn't long enough to have led to the belief in a sixth sense. But lots of animals have much better hearing than we do. A dog for instance can hear its masters distinctive footsteps or the particular engine sound of his car from much further away than we ...

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Living in the Past
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Snake-Head Fish

Hello! I am greatly interested in Zoology and Marine Biology, and I have been hearing a lot about this creature called the "Snake Head". I have done a lot of research about it, but it was mostly Wikipedia stuff, so I'm unsure how accurate it is. So, I ...

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by NerdIsTheWord115
Wed May 15, 2013 7:33 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Snake-Head Fish
Replies: 1
Views: 966
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