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1. To alter, or be altered, in any manner; to suffer a partial change; to become different; to be modified; as, colours vary in different lights. That each from other differs, first confess; next, that he varies from himself no less. (pope)

2. To differ, or be different; to be unlike or diverse; as, the laws of France vary from those of England.

3. To alter or change in succession; to alternate; as, one mathematical quantity varies inversely as another. While fear and anger, with alternate grace, pant in her breast, and vary in her face. (Addison)

4. To deviate; to depart; to swerve; followed by from; as, to vary from the law, or from reason.

5. To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension; as, men vary in opinion. The rich jewel which we vary for. (webster (1623))


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Unless you're suggesting that some "races" have better genetics than others. Allele frequencies vary between poopulations. The question is not whether there's a difference (in genetic IQ predisposition), but how large that difference is. I think the adoption studies ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Jul 30, 2014 8:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Re: biology urgent need help?

... would expect insects to have some sort of biological clock going, by which they like to be in light or darkness for N hours. Their response should vary considerably according to the length of their exposure to artificial light.

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by animartco
Sun May 18, 2014 11:57 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: biology urgent need help?
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... evidence. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ajpa.1330320103/abstract Let's also take cognizance of the fact that brain sizes might indeed vary racially in the same way that average skin coloring and average height do. Black Africans express the greatest variability in skin coloring. Their ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... we see it in primates other than humans, and we see it in mammals generally. Let's also take cognizance of the fact that brain sizes might indeed vary racially in the same way that average skin coloring and average height do. The claim of inequality among races isn't strange. Whether it is true ...

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by DavidSims
Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

... is because one allele isn't actually expressed, leaving the organism with a default phenotype. The dominant/recessive/codominant description can vary from the microbiological level to the organismal level. I asked that question too. Maybe professors need to explain this more often. It only took ...

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by wildfunguy
Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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