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Survival time

survival time

The period elapsing between the completion or institution of any procedure and death, the life-span of biologically or physically marked erythrocytes or other cells.

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A question about evolution.

... program. Think of it as a computer program that starts executing at the time of conception. Does the cell only contain information about biological ... random mutations appear all the time and those that are detrimental to survival are removed from the population by negative selection (=organism ...

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by Cat
Sun Apr 20, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A question about evolution.
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... to tell if advances are a result of slowly increasing intelligence over time or if culture propels the advancement through encouraging certain activities ... mean it is the next step in evolution. If they give you an advantage in survival and reproduction, than yes, overtime the genes which help ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32112

Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... the amount of milk his breast will produce depends on the amount of time the baby stays at the nipple suckling. One thing that is important to ... Men are the backup function--nature's way of ensuring the species survival. Also, for the vainer inclined—the breast does almost return to ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 18108

Thinking in terms of evolution

... of life, but then again the only purpose in such pleasure is to aid my survival and reproductive success. I suffer from OCD, so I have a hard time getting these thoughts out of my mind. I am interested in evolution and biology - I intend ...

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by NathanCroftonBond
Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Thinking in terms of evolution
Replies: 4
Views: 2309

Re: Beneficial mutations vs harmful

... add up evolution? A beneficial mutation would feasibly aid in the survival of a given species, and the advantage would then allow that specimen ... If there was a sudden rise in sea level, then this mutation over time would aid in the survival of the species's given environment, so it ...

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by Coelacanth
Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Beneficial mutations vs harmful
Replies: 12
Views: 8502
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