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Sense

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noun, plural: senses, adjective

(1) (physiology) (Relating to) Perception of the environment through sensory organs, such as those for sight, smell, hearing, touch, taste, etc.

(2) (molecular biology, genetics) (Relating to) The coding strand of DNA (i.e. sense strand)


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Word origin: Latin sensus, from sentire, sensum (to perceive, to feel)

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"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. In every field there is easy work/activity and difficult work/activity. ...

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by sushil_yadav
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:20 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32845

Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always work best if the shock is unexpected and happens quickly. ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 32845

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

... we see the beginnings of a genetic split about a half million years ago after at least 1 million years of separation. So that gives us a sense of how long it takes for something dramatic to happen. In other words, a very long time -- much longer than the human experience. But again, what ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 68
Views: 218730

Have I understood this punnet square question ?

Two of how many? You should show your result as percentage. The second plant can make only sY and sy gametes, so it doesn't make sense to use it twice in the square.

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 06, 2014 12:55 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Have I understood this punnet square question ?
Replies: 1
Views: 419

How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

1) why should dynamic filter result in uniform result? That just doesn't make sense, if you once select for for wings, you'll get short wings, if you select for long wings, you'll select long wings. Here's why Because the changes in the environment will just as ...

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by Doom
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
Replies: 7
Views: 1391
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