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Stature

stature

The height of a person.

Origin: L. Statura, fr. Statuo, pp. Statutus, to cause to stand


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Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment

... apply to those ancient ancestors who once left the continent, but evolution did not stop after we left. As you mentioned your height and physical stature may make you better suited to warmer temperatures, but that isn't to say that your interior metabolism would be happiest here. Though there ...

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by Babybel56
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Humans Natural Habitat/Optimal Environment
Replies: 2
Views: 3893

Re: Lots of questions of heredity

I'll just answer the ones that aren't answered yet. 1. Any description of a trait, such as green eyes (eye color), brown hair (hair color), tall stature (height), etc. 2. The position of a gene in the chromosome is it's locus (plural-locii). 3. An allele that's only expressed when in a homozygous ...

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by Jordanw21
Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:43 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Lots of questions of heredity
Replies: 9
Views: 12889

Altering Genes

Yes but where is the limit to what is acceptable and what is not? A short stature can be a handicap, if i can have someone go from 120cm to 175cm by gene alteration, I will probably make his r her lie much easier, but what would be the maximum height where this ...

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by canalon
Sat Sep 26, 2009 1:35 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Altering Genes
Replies: 14
Views: 8649

Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... excellent information to add to the thread. I think that the best of all was in comments of the first article where it was mentioned that the body stature and giant feet might be a swimming adaptation. With flippers like that I would imagine they could have swam to the island after getting lost ...

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by GaryGaulin
Fri May 08, 2009 3:28 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
Replies: 10
Views: 25596

Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... Some of the genetic medical conditions hobbit morphology resembles could be showing the genes that are reregulated (but safely) to achieve that stature. The current most popular facial reconstruction seems to have the bone structure correct, but the hard part is the eyes and other parts that ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 3:12 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
Replies: 10
Views: 25596
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