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Tibet

tibet

A country of central asia, nominally an autonomous region within communist china. It first came under chinese control during the manchu dynasty in 1720 and was generally closed to foreigners until late in the nineteenth century. Tibetans are an ancient race of mongolian type and their ruler is the dalai lama. Buddhism was introduced in the seventh century a.d. And most tibetans are buddhists.


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Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... (~50 generations) is not much time for significant genetic adaptation to take place. For example, there was a recent study on the adaptation of Tibetans to high altitude, estimating it to have taken about 3000 years - which if true, is surprisingly fast. The more hardship a population is under, ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue May 29, 2012 4:32 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
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The Fiber Disease

... have caused......well, is it today? Is it today that lil birdie is gonna land on my shoulder? He usually tells me to go ride a motorcycle thru Tibet and just feel the wind in my hair, etc, but what that dum birdie does not realize is that my hair does not feel so good....trichoderma or some ...

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by London
Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Human evolution

I think we are evolving we just don't know it such as people in colder places like the Alps or Tibet are becomings hairer while people in warmer places are becoming less hairy. Something like that more or less. Haha, that is silly. People from Spain are more hairy than ...

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by Wilmer
Tue Mar 01, 2005 2:26 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evolution
Replies: 48
Views: 40660

Human evolution

I think we are evolving we just don't know it such as people in colder places like the Alps or Tibet are becomings hairer while people in warmer places are becoming less hairy. Something like that more or less.

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by Fayt
Thu Feb 24, 2005 7:40 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human evolution
Replies: 48
Views: 40660


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