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Paradox

paradox

That which is apparently, though not actually, inconsistent with or opposed to the known facts in any case.

Origin: G. Paradoxos, incredible, beyond belief, fr. Doxa, belief

Weber's paradox, if a muscle is loaded beyond its power to contract it may elongate.


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... or ACE inhibitors, I think. French are one of the biggest wine drinkers and have relatively low rate of heart disease - this is known as a French paradox - not solved yet. So, wine as such, in reasonable amounts, is not harmful for heart. Do people who live in cities with a lot of sport objects ...

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by boron
Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:53 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: stroke risk
Replies: 5
Views: 1281

Re: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... about a website before I post its links as sources. Dot edu sources are generally good. http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/ucsb.edu 2. C-value paradox If LUA had a simple genome (like a simple bacterium) and genetic complexity and all the additional information accumulated over the course of ...

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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: 3037

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... gradual accumulation of genetic complexity always fail. This is a tendency I'm going to underline by to following points and examples. 2. C-value paradox If LUA had a simple genome (like a simple bacterium) and genetic complexity and all the additional information accumulated over the course of ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 3037

Re: Ribossome production paradox?

Ok. That explains why every cell besides the original cell (or cells) are able to begin producing ribossomes. But is it explained how the process occurs with the original cell(s)? Was it by spontaneous formation?

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by Rutibrom
Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:18 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ribossome production paradox?
Replies: 3
Views: 3066

Ribossome production paradox?

... be then that the process to produce ribossomes requires proteins that are only synthesised by the ribossomes themselves? Does this not generate a paradox?

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by Rutibrom
Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:00 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Ribossome production paradox?
Replies: 3
Views: 3066
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