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The highest order of mammals, including man, monkeys, and lemurs.

Origin: L. Primus, first

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Re: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???

... outpace host immune responses and cause hemorrhagic fever, resulting in case fatality rates as high as 90% in humans and nearly 100% in nonhuman primates. The development of an effective therapeutic for EBOV is a daunting public health challenge and is hampered by a paucity of knowledge regarding ...

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by jonmoulton
Mon Sep 15, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Any ideas for vaccine development or anti-viral drugs???
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Re: Pentadactyl limb....

... is a common feature found in tetrapods. The class amphibian, reptile, aves (birds), and mammals fall under this superclass tetrapods. The order primates fall under the class mammalia (mammals). So primates are mammals and they are Pentadactyl.

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by Jean1Mack
Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Pentadactyl limb....
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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... the African Savanna! So is the African Savanna where we should be living? Is this where all the food we should be eating is? Arent all the other primates in optimal habitats for there specific needs? Or does each specific nationality or "type" of person have a location that fits them ...

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by Anopsology
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
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Views: 4440


... processes to menopause as well if they are able to live past the age of reproduction. However, if I remember correctly it's only been observed in primates and we have a different life history than other mammals. In humans primarily, women have a much longer period for reproduction How does an ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:01 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
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Love is an illusion?

I think you are right, it is biologically set up, linked and driven to the survival of the species, a reward for reproduction, I believe primates to a degree are able to love but don't have the empathy of their closest relatives, anyway really good question Nathan.

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Love is an illusion?
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