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Scientific Name

The scientific name for a species is either in Latin or Greek, the language used by the first taxonomists. Over time, this has remained the case, and the universal way of describing organisms to avoid mis-understandings which can arise when using the common name of a species.


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Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution

Before my question I would like to state as clearly as possible that I completely accept Darwinian natural selection as an established scientific fact and a logical and beautiful explanation of the majestic evolution and diversity of life. Although not a biologist, I have read much on evolution, ...

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by valetudo
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Neo-Orthogenesis and Neo-Darwinian evolution
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Views: 1465

Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

... Testament prophecies. JUST REMEMBER THAT JESUS FULLFILLED OVER 300! Finally, he submitted his figures for review to a committee of the American Scientific Affiliation. Upon examination, they verified that his calculations were dependable and accurate in regard to the scientific material presented ...

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by Meranda
Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
Replies: 52
Views: 55296

Newbie question about the first life

... part of the brain, but he's a materialist and he thinks it's merely an electrically induced fantasy, not a gateway to the Beyond. He also has a scientific explanation for seeing "the light at the end of the tunnel", but not, as far as I know, for walking out of the tunnel and onto ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
Replies: 14
Views: 8422

Re:

... Jews. I hope you aren't. But blacks do average higher IQ's than whites and Asians according to "work" done by such luminaries of scientific racism as Richard Lynn. :lol: I suggest you take a look at the list of IQ by nation, which I'm sure you're familiar with: http://www.photius.com/rankings/national_iq_scores_country_ranks.html ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Jan 26, 2014 1:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 257255

Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... first edition of The Mismeasure of Man appeared in 1981 and was quickly praised in the popular press as a definitive refutation of 100 years of scientific work on race, brain-size and intelligence. It sold 125,000 copies, was translated into 10 languages, and became required reading for undergraduate ...

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
Views: 257255
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