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(Science: zoology) A monkey; the bhunder.

Origin: L. Rhesus, a proper name, Gr.

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... one known example of a primate tail that lacks vertebrae, as found in the rudimentary two-inch-long tail of Macaca sylvanus (the 'Barbary ape')”. Rhesus macaque Unfortunately, we could not find any other evolutionists who were willing to say that a tail that lacks vertebrae on a human is evidence ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 2695

Re: Question about blood types

... types may change during infections/diseases due to suppression or expression of the antigens. However with regards to your question I believe Rhesus negative is controlled by a recessive gene. Therefore your parents are likely to be heterozygous for Rh+. By chance you have seemed to have received ...

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by Amphibitile
Sun Jun 23, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question about blood types
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

origin of variation within the one spiece

any origin of variation within one spiecies in taxonomic group: primates. Eg Rhesus macaque has blood Rh+ some Rh -

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by luketapis
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: origin of variation within the one spiece
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... and cancer, between diet and arteriosclerosis, between alcohol and cirrhosis, and so on. Even the RH factor was not discovered on the macasus rhesus. The observations of Banting and Best on diabetes, attributed to experiments on dogs, were already well-known. Every discovery derives from observations ...

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by noratmedicineforme
Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PETA
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Views: 39273

How good are you at interpreting facial expressions?

... at the University of Nottingham, carrying out a study regarding the ability of men and women to interpret the facial expressions of humans and rhesus monkeys. Please help us by completing a short, anonymous questionnaire. We'd like you to look at four photographs of human faces, and four photographs ...

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by uonstudy
Mon Nov 09, 2009 2:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How good are you at interpreting facial expressions?
Replies: 2
Views: 1474
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