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(Science: botany) A taxonomic rank below subspecies in botany, varieties are usually the result of selective Breeding and diverge from the parent species or subspecies in relatively minor ways.

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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... (NET). The resultant inability to adequately clear norepinephrine produces a state of excessive sympathetic activation in response to a variety of sympathetic stimuli. While rare, this mutation has taught us much about the importance of a functional NET. Although functional NET mutations ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... What you have posted resonates with my observations and personal experiences. I am white, and I have lived very closely with other races in a wide variety of circumstances.

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by GrowingAtrophy
Sat Jan 25, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 72
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How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?

... not only one. And if factors change most of the time they don't change for all individuals of a species - only for a population. So you get a variety of phenotypes. And if species can't adapt to occuring changes they will eventually die out, but that may take a few couple of hundreds of thousands ...

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by Tricho
Wed Jan 22, 2014 1:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How Does Natural Selection Create Ordered Variation?
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Views: 3205

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... and avoiding predators. Assuming that one is a step above the rest is somewhat arrogant in my opinion and ignoring human variation. One can have a variety of advantageous traits, but it doesn't mean it is the next step in evolution. If they give you an advantage in survival and reproduction, than ...

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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: 30197

Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).

... so the authors of the new paper used a simple technique to look for its relatives: take three different species of amoeba, expose them to a variety of environmental samples, and see if anything big starts growing in them. They hit pay dirt with a sample obtained from an ocean monitoring ...

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by Sumanth001
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Living or not? (viruses,viroids and prions).
Replies: 15
Views: 9696
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