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In statistics, probably resulting from something other than chance.


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Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... in contact with colder air (simple thermodynamics). This however requires larger surface area so that more heat can be disseminated. Given that a significant portion of breathing also happens through the mouth (especially when exposed to heat), lips are pretty much like the gateway for colder ...

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by kristi2374
Mon Dec 29, 2014 2:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 35
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Research on plant

... protein that is involved in the sensing of magnetic fields in a number of species. What I am looking for is some of those species, that contain a significant amount of Cryptochrome that will enable me to notice changes during the exposition of a magnetic field on the plant. If you have any idea ...

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by iyedjaziri
Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:48 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Research on plant
Replies: 1
Views: 770

Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?

... will happen to human pelage in future generations? Theory 1) Humankind will probably be hairy until its end, because it doesn't have an impact significant enough to trigger an evolutionary response. Wearing clothes when you already have hair doesn't kill anybody. Theory 2) At one point, humans ...

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by jplr
Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

mRNA vs. cell reporter assay

... RT-PCR/Western blot, because it proves that the transcription factor is actually active too, not just present? I thought it is enough to detect a significant increase in the expression by Western blot and we could conclude that the particular transcription factor is more active... do TFs need ...

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by kk
Mon Sep 08, 2014 2:57 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: mRNA vs. cell reporter assay
Replies: 2
Views: 2902

Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?

... Leaves are generally poor long term sinks of carbon as they have relatively quick rates of decomposition when compared to wood. Although there is significant differences in the decomposition rates of leaves from different species, I don't know if I would draw the line between evergreen and deciduous ...

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by BasicBiology
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:47 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Are Evergreens better for reducing carbon?
Replies: 2
Views: 2613
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