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Leverage

The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the lever.

(Science: mechanics) leverage of a couple, the perpendicular distance between the lines of action of two forces which act in parallel and opposite directions. Leverage of a force, the perpendicular distance from the line in which a force acts upon a body to a point about which the body may be supposed to turn.


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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... the muscle mass as the type of muscle you have would need to be analyzed in a way that I can't do just by reading a post. But my bed is that the leverage from your increased limb length lends some help there. I know a lot of people who have eyesight that is better than 20/20. This doesn't seem ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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Actually, leverage around the inside of the tubes should be better than on the outside, which is part of the reason that arthropods have great proportional strength. It's the weight of an all-on-the-surface skeletal system that ...

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by biohazard
Thu Oct 22, 2009 7:36 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chitinous
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Views: 4625

Chitinous

Actually, leverage around the inside of the tubes should be better than on the outside, which is part of the reason that arthropods have great proportional strength. It's the weight of an all-on-the-surface skeletal system that ...

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by Darby
Wed Oct 21, 2009 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Chitinous
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Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......

... on a scale not previously discerned for large populations. Current thinking in the field is centered on the use of a limited number of SNPs to leverage the apparent state of linkage disequilibrium, which is indicative of a young species; however, current approaches based on chips or mass spectrometry ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Morgellon's or ..........flies, or .......
Replies: 173
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sexual and asexual reproduction

You know, there's a right approach and a wrong approach to things in life. There's also something called realizing your leverage, and right now you have none. Have a nice day.

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by mith
Tue Apr 17, 2007 2:01 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sexual and asexual reproduction
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