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a territorial border or frontier; a region adjacent to a boundary line; a confine; used chiefly in the plural, and in english history applied especially to the border land on the frontiers between England and Scotland, and England and wales. Geneva is situated in the marches of several dominions France, savoy, and Switzerland. (Fuller) Lords of waste marches, kings of desolate isles. (Tennyson)

Origin: oe. Marche, f. Marche; of german origin; cf. OHG. Marcha, g. Mark, akin to os. Marka, as. Mearc, goth. Marka, L. Margo edge, border, margin, and possibly to E. Mark a sign. 106. Cf. Margin, Margrave, Marque, Marquis.

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Re: some food for thoughts

... and sex. I'd recommend this as relevant and easy to read: DNA basics: ask a geneticist Q456 , in which Jessica Profato answers a question (March 2012) from an elementary school student: What is the big difference about the X and Y chromosomes that make the difference between male and female ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:07 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 26
Views: 19678

Re: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?

... wouldn’t be possible. References: • “Carbohydrates”.(1) August 27th 2013. http://www.austincc.edu/emeyerth/carbohyd.htm • “Carbohydrates”.(2). March 21st 2013. August 27th 2013. <http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/C/Carbohydrates.html> • “Ionic, Polar and Non-polar ...

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by HectorEnriquezC
Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Are carbohydrates hydrophobic?
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Views: 15568

Creationism is not scientific

Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP (25 December 1642 – 20 March 1727 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isaac_Newton Johannes Kepler (German: [ˈkʰɛplɐ]; December 27, 1571 – November 15, 1630) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Kepler Michael Faraday, FRS (22 ...

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 25, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
Replies: 24
Views: 18141

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... this idea have been many and various (I refer not to any creationist literature). NASA has discounted it. One of the latest studies published in March this year can be found here:- http://news.illinois.edu/news/12/0312ribosome_GustavoCaetano-Anolles.html Study of ribosome evolution challenges ...

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by scottie
Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 28523

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... to read as follows: Where are the functional phenotypes that random mutation is supposed to have produced in order for NS to select from? -March 3rd, pg. 41 As I have said many times before, my only contention is that random mutations can produce beneficial mutations. Your statement from ...

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by Luxorien
Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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