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Lifespan

Lifespan

1. The duration of life of an individual.

2. The normal or average duration of life of members of a given species.

See: longevity.


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Re: Elastic cytoplasm film.

... English isn't my native tongue. The membrane should be elastic, but it would be fine if this membrane pops now and then (an average of 2 months lifespan would be great!) I'm somewhat a leek in biology so it is a bit harder for me to fully understand what is said. The membrane should consisted ...

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by efteling7
Sat Apr 12, 2014 12:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Elastic cytoplasm film.
Replies: 4
Views: 1153

Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)

... this threshold differs from species to species and seems to relate to both size and metabolic rate, which incidentally play a significant role in lifespan. http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21586532-small-creatures-fast-metabolisms-see-world-action-replay-slo-mo The article ...

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by NMLevesque
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Effects of variation in Flicker Fusion Thresholds (vision)
Replies: 0
Views: 1405

holographic origin of life

... work in an article he wrote about the genus daphnia and the differences with other mammals. A characteristic of daphnia is their relatively short lifespan and the fact that they are temperature dependent. For example, some live only 29 days at 28 °C (82 °F). Another characteristic of daphnia is ...

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by minasole
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: holographic origin of life
Replies: 13
Views: 17141

Re: the harm of algae

... or cleaning products from a nearby residence. The increase of population of algae will also increase the death of them, because they have a short lifespan. And as they die, they take up oxygen in the water, which can disturb or even kill other aquatic animals or plants sharing the same habitat.

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by Rettajean
Wed May 29, 2013 6:34 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: the harm of algae
Replies: 2
Views: 4050

Evolution or De-evolution?

... should mean starting with nearly immortal and highly adaptable (=more genetically robust) organisms and ending with organism of a relatively short lifespan with highly limited ability to adapt. I am talking about humans and our evolution.

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by Cat
Tue Nov 20, 2012 2:03 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
Replies: 52
Views: 42284
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