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The production of offspring by organised bodies.

Origin: L. Re = again, productio = production

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Somatic Fusion and Reproduction

Hello, For my advanced Biology project, I would love to create protoplasts and then create a hybrid plant through somatic fusion, but just a few quick questions first: Do somatic fusion hybrids display characteristics of both cell donors at the same time? Or is it similar to a dihybrid cross, where ...

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by Thomas9666
Thu Jan 09, 2014 5:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Somatic Fusion and Reproduction
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Views: 1808


... is that evolution doesn't actually work for the good of the species; except as a side effect of benefits for the individual. Preventing late reproduction by lowering the chance of passing on damaged genetic material is not an adequate answer; because from the perspective of the individual, ...

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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
Replies: 25
Views: 17808

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... But a strong immune system should be part of evolution, as healthier individuals will have more viable offspring which will live to age of reproduction. That totally makes sense. Faster metabolism is just genetic. Many people experience this, many people do not. It's the result of your ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 31064

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?
Replies: 1
Views: 906

The Selfish Gene

... to survive than it is about cause and effect. If a certain characteristic leads to more opportunities to "reproduce" (whatever form of reproduction we mean), that characteristic will tend to become more common.

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by Luxorien
Sat Nov 16, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Selfish Gene
Replies: 2
Views: 1947
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