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Repulsion

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noun

(1) The act or process where bodies or objects repel each other

(2) The tendency of objects to resist each other

(3) The force between objects that drives them apart


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In genetics, repulsion may refer to the tendency in certain linked genetic characters to be inherited separately (in contrast to coupling).


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... be important – like gravity, the electromagnetic force decreases with the square of the distance. You can calculate the exact force of attraction/repulsion that will be exerted at a given distance. I strongly advise you not to experiment on that though. Because of Newton’s Third Law, if you are ...

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by JoshuaFlynn
Thu May 31, 2012 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
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Views: 165341

Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body

... be important – like gravity, the electromagnetic force decreases with the square of the distance. You can calculate the exact force of attraction/repulsion that will be exerted at a given distance. I strongly advise you not to experiment on that though. Because of Newton’s Third Law, if you are ...

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by AstraSequi
Mon May 28, 2012 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Electromagnetic fields generated by the human body
Replies: 40
Views: 165341

question about bondings in dna

and what about ionic repulsion?

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by choozi
Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:25 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: question about bondings in dna
Replies: 6
Views: 2424

Re: Enzymes and activation energy.

... topology of the active site. Areas of higher or lower electron density relative to the nuclear charge in that region lead to binding or repulsion of substrate molecule(s) and make groups more or less reactive. Changing local electron density directly affects reaction mechanisms, which ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Jul 08, 2009 3:25 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Enzymes and activation energy.
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Views: 41023

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... could be arranged as many times as there are atoms in the universe? 90% of arrangements would not work because of electrostatic attraction and repulsion so your left with say 10% of the arrangements and all the time in the world... Also on googling "the hemoglobin number" the only ...

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by AFJ
Sun May 31, 2009 9:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
Views: 544179
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