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(Science: study) A colloquial or humorous name for any science or branch of knowledge. He had a smattering of mechanics, of physiology, geology, mineralogy, and all other ologies whatsoever. (De Quincey)

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Bone remodelling

Abstract The skeleton is a metabolically active organ that undergoes continuous remodeling throughout life. Bone remodeling involves the removal of mineralized bone by osteoclasts followed by the formation of bone matrix through the osteoblasts that subsequently become mineralized. The remodeling cy...

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by matrix23
Tue Aug 02, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Bone remodelling
Replies: 11
Views: 36270

Re: Careers in Environmental Biology

Hey there, A career in environmental biology can be a very rewarding job--it teaches you to ask questions, find out what the problem is and discovering solutions for such problems; all with finding out how living things work, interact and live with each other. It helps us understand how the world wo...

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by harrison425
Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:04 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Careers in Environmental Biology
Replies: 30
Views: 54110

My ecology quiz

Take it :) http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=general-ecology-quiz

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by DoryTaylor
Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:50 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: My ecology quiz
Replies: 2
Views: 4696

About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality

From Fitness to Optimality: The Back Swing of Darwinism's Clock From: DSS EXPRESS http://www.brainecology.net/ktjh/show.asp?bh=36 This year is the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of The Origin of Species. Looking back at the ...

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by wellalt
Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
Replies: 13
Views: 20054

Natural selection wrong due to transmission of harmful genes

transmission of harmful genes shows natural selection is wrong http://filebox.vt.edu/cals/cses/chagedor/Biotechnology.html There are over 500 genetic diseases. Many are recessive mutations and they develop only because both parents contribute the same recessive gene to their child. Some common genet...

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by gamila
Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:03 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection wrong due to transmission of harmful genes
Replies: 39
Views: 34472
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