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Inert

Unreactive. Refers to a substance which will not chemically react with anything under normal circumstances. Unable to move or resist motion.Having only a limited ability to react chemically; not active; inert matter; an indifferent chemical in a reaction.Lacking any activity.


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Evolution- Caminalcules

... that evolved independently in each lineage. The wings of bats, birds, and bees are an example of convergence since the three groups did not inert the characteristic from their common ancestor. Write your answers in complete sentences (e.g. "species x and y both have _____ but their ...

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by Beamerr32
Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:30 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Evolution- Caminalcules
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Views: 1435

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... to code for proteins. It is the cell that contains the machinery that allows for duplication, and so on. DNA outside the cell environment is an inert molecule. It will just sit wherever it is, doing nothing but deteriorate into it's basic constituent parts. In very basic terms the cell contains ...

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by scottie
Tue Aug 21, 2012 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 21850

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the organism, it cannot do anything. Harvard biologist Richard Lewontin describes it as “ a dead molecule among the most nonreactive, chemically inert molecules in the living world”. Are all molecules involved in life processes made by DNA? The answer is clearly NO 1) As already noted DNA by ...

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by scottie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755204

Human Collembola Infestations

... the above blog stated, cover everything in plastic. Like where you sit and where you lie to sleep. Number Five, freezing temps, as insects become inert below 45', I would believe that freezing kills Collembola. Also, you may want to move to a frigid climate to speed the results. Heat above 130', ...

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by GrayGhost
Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 40
Views: 91360

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... The cell is the basic unit of life. No one has disputed that simple fact. All the internal molecular systems inside the cell are, in themselves, inert. Again no one has disputed that. The simplest form of life is a single cell prokaryote,.. Again no one disputes that. E coli is a single cell ...

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by scottie
Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 559
Views: 755204
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