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Nature-nurture issue

nature-nurture issue

A controversy concerning the relative importance of heredity (nature) and environment (nurture) in various aspects of individual development, such as intelligence, personality, or mental illness.

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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... prey survival strategies from becoming dinner http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/behavior-under-risk-how-animals-avoid-becoming-23646978 My only issue with this article is the statement, I made bold in the quote Detecting predators In ...

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by Gannet
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 14
Views: 9482


... She didn't hire Ofek, or have any authority to deal directly with the issue; so she had to email the owners, who don't monitor things here 24/7. ... responded to this as quickly as anyone could reasonably expect give the nature of the organization. I didn't read your comment as an attempt to blame ...

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by ChrisHoStuart
Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
Replies: 79
Views: 77901

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... can explain what this source is saying. Here is a Nature article explaining the term "modularity". http://www.nature.com/msb/journal/v4/n1/full/msb20083.html ... Prof Doolittle and most of the other biologists who worked on this issue are bothered only about microbes and fail to recognize ...

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by wildfunguy
Fri Oct 04, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8022

'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... Apparent teleology is a recurring issue in evolutionary biology, much to the consternation of some writers Statements which imply that nature has goals, for example where a species is said to do something "in order ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
Replies: 12
Views: 8944

Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... genotype. Johannsen had reservations with respect to gene’s particulate nature and had also warned against assuming genes for a particular character ... all the cells should carry identical information. But we find the tissues are structurally and functionally different. How can the tissues with ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 28991
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