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Neutral element

neutral element

An element of the zero group of the periodic system comprising the rare gases, He, ne, ar, kr, xe, rn.

Synonym: noble element.

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Beneficial mutations vs harmful

Neutral mutations, as per their definition, are neutral and have no effect so they are neither ... against its environment, which then determines what kind of chances that new genetic element has to propagate or die off. In a static environment few mutations stand a chance to ...

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by biohazard
Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 15686


... test its functioning using (for example) pH paper. If the water remains neutral, the machine is doing nothing. Fifth: Suppose you want to test an ... design a methological experiment just yet, but I would need a crucial element I can't produce - volunteers who experience the phenomena occurring, ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Fri May 25, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
Replies: 40
Views: 194303

Could anyone please help with these questions? (Bio)

... is the A. Neutron B. Proton C. Electron D. A and B E. B and C The Neutral subatomic particle is the A. Neutron B. Proton C. Electron D. A and ... Protons and Electrons D. Protons only E. Neutrons only All atoms of an element have the same number of A. Ions B. Protons C. Neutrons D. Electrons ...

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by lindshastude
Tue May 01, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Could anyone please help with these questions? (Bio)
Replies: 1
Views: 8349

Theories - Origin of Life

... anemia and you have malaria resistance. The majority of mutations are neutral, with a few being harmful or beneficial. What this means is that ... degree of variation in sexually reproducing populations. This random element provides the fuel for the nonrandom action of natural selection. ...

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by Luxorien
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1128410

A Monkey's Uncle

... of the gene so it is not favoured in any form of selection: hence it is neutral. Eventually it becomes statistically numerous and finally the only ... (shaping flints into tools) or of creating a tool from more than one element. Nor do they see obvious advantages to crafted items. Clay pottery ...

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by narrowstaircase
Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:46 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 62717
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