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thumb

The first digit on the radial side of the hand.

Synonym: digitus primus, pollex, first finger.

Origin: A.S. Thuma


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Elephant: The First Primate?

... ancestors. http://kully.us/page/man_elephant/man_ele_skeleton_small.jpg Our big brother is still with us today. Note the opposable thumbs. Despite their large size elephants are otherwise just like ourselves and our skeletons are basically the same. The hands of the elephant are ...

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by Kully
Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:15 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Elephant: The First Primate?
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assignment help: genetic cross

I'm not entirely sure about this one sorry but I think the percentage chance of any child to have straight thumbs is (3/16) + (1/16) = 0.25% (as theres are 4 chances out of 16 that a child will have straight thumbs. As there is a 50/50 chance of having a male/female offspring ...

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by Kezzer
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:49 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: assignment help: genetic cross
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Views: 3045

assignment help: genetic cross

... your help again. what is the probability that the first born of this couple (who are heterozygous to both genes) would be a female with straight thumbs?? please help again??

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by kamas069
Sun Jan 02, 2011 5:32 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: assignment help: genetic cross
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Views: 3045

Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... similarities between Great Apes and man. That is too obvious to deny. Humans and Apes share the same form: two arms, two legs, Mammals, opposable thumbs, etc. But similar form still does not address this issue (of Evolution). It also does not address Common Descent.

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by Atheaut
Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Re: Solid Arguments FOR Evolution

... from. I wonder where he got his data, and how he estimated the evolution's prediction. In his blog he seems to give reference (I give him a big thumbs up for that) but in this quite short pamphlet that you seem to consider relevant, it is interesting to note that beyond quotes (out of context, ...

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by canalon
Thu Oct 14, 2010 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
Replies: 309
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