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Periphery

periphery

Origin: L. Peripheria, Gr.; around _ to bear, carry: cf. F. Peripherie.

1. The outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface.

2. (Science: geometry) The circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure.


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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... recall I wrote Now do you really want me to respond to all the other examples you have enumerated, because I can if you really wish to extend this periphery point . I hope you are not deliberately trying to misquote me and introduce straw man arguments. My point was and is, if you wish to point ...

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by scottie
Tue Mar 20, 2012 2:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... could it? :) Now do you really want me to respond to all the other examples you have enumerated, because I can if you really wish to extend this periphery point. However you probably have not appreciated it, but you have just endorsed my entire point when you state That's why the key to species' ...

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by scottie
Mon Mar 05, 2012 11:18 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... the organism's development. Chromosomes or parts of them near the centre of the nucleus are more intensively expressed than those near the outer periphery, which tend to be repressed. (note this is just one very simple strand of knowledge) Now this organisational structure has nothing to do with ...

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by scottie
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

So apart from the rhetoric on the periphery of this question We are agreed, random mutations and natural selection can make an organism fitter and larger (bacteria in this case) and more adaptive in an existing environment that in more general ...

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by jevg
Mon Sep 13, 2010 10:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
Views: 179664

Life

... information processing, receiving and distribution leading a sequence of binaries involving organization and management from center point to the periphery. Thats technically a very superficial idea of how consciousness began.

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by david23
Thu Sep 09, 2010 4:53 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Life
Replies: 17
Views: 9961
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