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Intelligence

The ability to comprehend or understand.

Origin: L. Intelligere = to understand The ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.


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translation from DNA

... would have to be shut down and there could be other reasons. But as said, it's always difficult to answer the Why-questions because there is no intelligence creating this stuff on purpose. It's more like the blind watchmaker trying to repair the watch by random changes and "seeing" ...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 30, 2014 8:16 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: translation from DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation ...

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by sosippus
Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:16 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 2
Views: 781

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

I wouldn't make a general rule out of it. Except intelligence there are so many other things to consider that such theory as in subject is simply incomplete and unfair. Like someone earlier mentioned the case or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 14
Views: 9485

Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help

... book, my explorers encounter a wet cavern on Mars which has a bacterial colony growing in it. This colony has evolved to form a kind of collective intelligence. They consume iron. For the purposes of story telling, I made them bioluminescent. I further made their collective intelligence an adaptation ...

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by MOrenda
Wed Aug 20, 2014 6:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Science vs. Science Fiction, non-scientist needs help
Replies: 2
Views: 781

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

No one doubts that genetics play a vital role in intelligence. But we're all creatures of genetics, aren't we. Unless you're suggesting that some "races" have better genetics than others. If that is indeed the case then the most likely ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 269888
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