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Occurring at or very close to the margin.

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Re: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?

... idea about homosexuality being more prevalent in males comes from the Kinsey Reports. Also, if we think about sexual preference genes in terms of marginal utility, it would explain why gynephilia genes on other chromosomes would eventually be eliminated in favor of gynephilia genes on the Y chromosome. ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:27 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?
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Need help in characterising my research ( amatuer night!)

... nature of this symbioses. One species might increase the uptake of P by a factor of two, while a similar species from the same genus might have a marginal increase in the uptake of P, but have a dramatic increase in N, K, and H2O. What I would like to be able to do is find a means of looking at ...

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by movenosound
Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help in characterising my research ( amatuer night!)
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Views: 2355

Urinotherapy bunk?

It's a load of doodoo. Yes, in theory, in certain limited cases, one could have some marginal benefit from drinking one's piss (or someone else's), but in practice it's just another way to fool people. It's amazing what all they try to sell to people - even drinking ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jul 06, 2009 6:02 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Urinotherapy bunk?
Replies: 5
Views: 5008


Would there be any consequences – marginal or critical – if mutations should occur in any of the DNA sequences which code for rRNA?

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by cvic1
Mon Jan 07, 2008 2:42 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: DNA
Replies: 2
Views: 1531

The Fiber Disease

... or even, in a more distant future, the size of planets. Because assemblers will be able to copy themselves, nanotech products will have low marginal production costs – perhaps on the same order as familiar commodities from nature’s own self-reproducing molecular machinery such as firewood, ...

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by London
Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246446
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