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Origin: L, a balance.

(Science: astronomy) The Balance; the seventh sign in the zodiac, which the sun enters at the autumnal equinox in september, marked thus <libra/ in almanacs, etc. (b) a southern constellation between virgo and scorpio.

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Re: Evolution of sexual reproduction

I assume you are familiar with the term Cambrian (radiation) Explosion that describes the geologically sudden appearance of multi-cellular animals in the fossil record during the Cambrian period of geologic time. During this event, over forty separate phyla first made their appearance on earth. Phyl...

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Tue Aug 24, 2010 7:21 pm
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Topic: Evolution of sexual reproduction
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

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Fri Jul 23, 2010 7:35 pm
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Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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The Fiber Disease

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Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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