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projection system

The system of axons carrying stimuli from one portion of the nervous system to other portions.

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Re: Bacterial Taxonomy

... However, if you do happen to be looking at an archaean, it may have hami instead of fimbriae. Hami are similar to fimbriae—both are long projections from the cell that serve a common function—but hami are "barbed" helical projections with hooked tips. I don't know how an archaean ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:21 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 7198

Re: Human Inferiority

Human population is currently 7 billion and is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. After that, projections suggest it will stabilise or fall. So any added impact from increasing population will be small. You quote 27,000 species per year going extinct. That is supposition. ...

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by skeptic
Sun Apr 03, 2011 3:58 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Inferiority
Replies: 20
Views: 13129

Re: Phyla Porifera and Cnidaria

... as chemical defense. By which means do Cnidarians seize and consumer faster organisms? Cnidarians use nematocysts (barbed, harpoon-like projections) to capture prey. Most species also produce venoms that are injected via the nematocysts to disable prey. Nematocysts cause the prey to ...

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by firechild
Tue Feb 02, 2010 1:23 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Phyla Porifera and Cnidaria
Replies: 3
Views: 15132

Re: What is the exact definition of life?

LOL - Try to understand - some of us are scientists. We don't engage in childish projections based on nothing but thin air and uninformed BS. Give us even the slightest technical support for your foolish proposal - even the slightest.

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by JorgeLobo
Fri Feb 06, 2009 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the exact definition of life?
Replies: 20
Views: 15913

Re: Anthropogenic global warming?

... civilization presence on earth suddenly. Even had the Kyoto protocol been adhered top religiously, it would have had no significant effect on the projections of global warming effect. Emissions continued to grow since then, and please remember our carbon emissions and vastly more were once in ...

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by JorgeLobo
Wed Jan 28, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
Replies: 188
Views: 162597
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