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1. That which is inherited, or passes from heir to heir; inheritance. Part of my heritage, Which my dead father did bequeath to me. (Shak)

2. A possession; the Israelites, as gods chosen people; also, a flock under pastoral charge. (Joel III. 2) (1 peter v. 3)

Origin: oe. Heritage, eritage, OF. Heritage, eritage, f. Heritage, fr. Heriter to inherit, LL. Heriditare. See Hereditable. Any attribute or immaterial possession that is inherited from ancestors; my only inheritance was my mothers blessing; the worlds heritage of knowledge.

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

... World War II, both black and white American soldiers fathered children with German women. Thus some of these children had 100 percent European heritage and some had substantial African heritage. Tested in later childhood, the German children of the white fathers were found to have an average ...

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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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cell specific markers

... is an enzyme involved in metabolism of certain pharmaceuticals. Allele *3A, which is the predominant mutant TPMT allele in individuals of European heritage, has not been identified in East Asian populations despite the analysis of a total of 1068 individuals in 5 independent studies (see van Aken ...

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by MarkHolland
Sat Mar 30, 2013 3:16 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cell specific markers
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Re: How did collective animals evolve genetically?

... only in terms of each other. But mainly. he worked from the angle of social-genetic change. My whole work has been to show that our whole cultural heritage has evolved without genetic change. Of course, there has been some assorted minor genetic changes in the last some 40,000 years, but nothing ...

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by charles brough
Mon Oct 10, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How did collective animals evolve genetically?
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Views: 5259

Re: Blind faith

... two. ok, so what is it that makes you so confident that everything is genetic. Lest say you are apparently predisposed to cancer becuase of your heritage. Just making the simple choice to live the right way, diet, sleep, exersice etc can avert this apparently determined fate, do you think this ...

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by Zenithar66
Tue Apr 05, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
Replies: 37
Views: 21284

call for paper: ICIST2011 (Nanjing, Jiangsu, China)

... Nanjing, Jiangsu, China during March 26-28, 2011. Nanjing was an old capital of China for six dynasties with 2470-year history and rich cultural heritage. She is now a modern metropolis featuring numerous historic and scenery sites. The recently opened high-speed trains can reach Nanjing from ...

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by icci2010
Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:04 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: call for paper: ICIST2011 (Nanjing, Jiangsu, China)
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