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Group of people related by blood or marriage.A person having kinship with another or others; he's kin; he's family.


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What is the most promising field of study right now

This is the exact route I'm going. I kind of hate medicine but I like biological research. I also want to do something that is important and advances civilization. I was kin of interested in researching plant compounds but I'm open to other ...

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by Delong
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:10 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the most promising field of study right now
Replies: 3
Views: 2053

Please answer: Group selection and Sociobiology

Hello! I hope this question is relevant to this thread. I'm currently into sociobiology (not studying it, just thinking of doing so) I've read on a topic called group selection but I haven't fully understood it yet. I know that group selection is the idea that genetic traits (specific ...

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by Veritophilia
Sun Feb 23, 2014 11:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Please answer: Group selection and Sociobiology
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

The selective advantage of God

I have been thinking of this for a while and watching a certain video featuring Robert Sapolsky has prompted me to ask on here whether there is any literature regarding the possibility of humans with temporal lobe epilepsy having ...

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by javaxcore
Thu Jul 18, 2013 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The selective advantage of God
Replies: 2
Views: 1122

Re: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring

... individuals alone, but is something which benefits the population instead. hence it should not be due to natural selection. i've read about kin selection and how that worked for colonies of bees and ants. is there a similar mechanism in play?

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by TYLS
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:27 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring
Replies: 6
Views: 4330

unbalanced gender ratios of offspring

... in play that determine sex ratios besides the random sorting of our chromosomes, we would expect a 100:100 boy girl ratio. is there a variation of kin selection that affects the sex ratio? it makes good sense for there to be more boys than girls since the boys are more prone to early death as a ...

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by TYLS
Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:11 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unbalanced gender ratios of offspring
Replies: 6
Views: 4330
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