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Transmitted

Tending to occur among members of a family usually by heredity; an inherited disease; familial traits; genetically transmitted features.


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Re: Is complexity inevitable?

... without language because of a mutated FOXP2 gene. They seem just as complicated as us, but they aren't superior organisms without the benefit of transmitted knowledge. The transmission of knowledge seems to be why, for us, intelligence is clearly worth the cost. A human can focus on learning ...

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by wildfunguy
Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is complexity inevitable?
Replies: 16
Views: 4652

Re: I don't understand fitness landscapes :(

Or does that just mean that it's easier for the pathogen (in this case the virus) to be transmitted to a new species when the fitness valley is shallow? Yes. The location of the organisms in a species tend to concentrate at the peak, but mutations and sexual reproduction ...

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by Rap
Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:38 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: I don't understand fitness landscapes :(
Replies: 7
Views: 3691

Re: I don't understand fitness landscapes :(

Or does that just mean that it's easier for the pathogen (in this case the virus) to be transmitted to a new species when the fitness valley is shallow? I hope I'm understanding this correctly. Thanks again Ig

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by immunogoblin
Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: I don't understand fitness landscapes :(
Replies: 7
Views: 3691

Re: Processing of neurons

... This article explains in plain simple and easily understandable terms how messages are transmitted: http://www.interactive-biology.com/3950/the-chemical-synaptic-transmission-how-it-happens/ Hope that helps! :)

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by NMD
Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:24 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Processing of neurons
Replies: 7
Views: 4748

Re: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense

... of favorable traits and the eradication of unfavorable traits so the fact that unfavorable traits ie the gene for breast cancer are and can be transmitted and become common invalidates NS out right His arguement here follows that "seeing bad genes can become common this thus makes natural ...

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by Forests
Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection ends in absurdity or nonsense
Replies: 26
Views: 17019
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