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occasional

Appearing or occurring irregularly and according to no fixed or certain scheme.


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Re: Beneficial mutations vs harmful

... Neutral mutations may or may not be proliferated as they have no beneficial or disadvantageous aspect. In the face of so much destruction, how can occasional beneficial/constructive mutations add up evolution? A beneficial mutation would feasibly aid in the survival of a given species, and the ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 4150

Beneficial mutations vs harmful

... they just happen to help in that particular environment (eg. sickle cell anemia). My question : In the face of so much destruction, how can occasional beneficial/constructive mutations add up evolution? My Conclusion : I just don't get it. *even these neutral mutations are destructive, they ...

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by Doom
Mon Oct 07, 2013 6:20 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 4150

Creationism is not scientific

... the things their fathers and mothers are doing in an imperfect way, in the homes, in the shops and on the farm." - General Education Board, Occasional Papers, No. 1 (General Education Board, New York, 1913) p. 6. 'Evolution' is the tool.

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by jinx25
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:23 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
Replies: 24
Views: 13791

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

... in their native Asian environments. These little wasps would be heartily welcomed by those of us with a BMSB problem, and we also enjoy seeing the occasional pheasant. So, what do you folks think about the issue?

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by vacohee
Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 4788

Re: Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation

... the genetic information carried in that cell. However, it does not introduce any variation, because the DNA is copied exactly (barring the occasional mutation). Meiosis is another matter. :) 2) Sounds about right. A mutation is a copying error that occurs during DNA replication. Most of ...

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by Luxorien
Fri Mar 09, 2012 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Genetics/Cell division/ Mutation
Replies: 3
Views: 2475
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