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by Locus
Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:53 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Protista
Replies: 9
Views: 10510

oortclouddomicile - how can be that protista has no common ancestor? If Eucarita has, also protista has to - same this one. And Eucariota is mophyletic undoubtedly... But... protista is extrimly divesed "group" and differensies from grin and red algue for examle is extrimle wide. It's one ...
by Locus
Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:40 am
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: what are the most important fields in Bioinformatics now ?
Replies: 6
Views: 7318

I think that, comparative genomic is rising anв will soon one of the most preferable fields.
Also, prediction of the 3D structure of proteins, that have said here and that now is not work very properly...
by Locus
Sat Jul 14, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are animals soooo strong???
Replies: 5
Views: 8382

I listen that gorila's arm is ~20 (!!!) times more stronger that humans average arms, ind chimpanzee is more stronge about 4 times... By wigght comparison - gorilla is propotionally stronger that chimpanzee, and humans is weekest hominids. Also, esplanation can be in the ligaments structure, that th...
by Locus
Fri Jun 29, 2007 9:49 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 178847

Hi! Here is foto of extremely small insect, that I saw at the window of my room.
At the another forum it was decribed as egg parasite from Eulophidae it's size less than millimeter.
by Locus
Thu May 31, 2007 10:28 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
Replies: 188
Views: 205077

plants would love more CO2? Questionable. Yes. Becouse more CO2 - more "bielding material" material for plants, and photosithesis will be increased... finelly. Additionally, as more oil, natural gas, and coil, loss CO2 will be available for biosphere, so will be "carbon crisis" ...
by Locus
Fri May 18, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: which of these mutations is most beneficial to an organism?
Replies: 3
Views: 4106

It seems to me, that it is inpossible to say what "has the greatest likelihood of being beneficial to an organism" becouse benefits has relative meaning - single mutation can be both harmpfuul and benefit at the different condition of the environment of the organism.
by Locus
Sun May 06, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mosquito Eater?
Replies: 14
Views: 28410

i_r_e_d wrote:Here as in your home in Israel?!

Yes, I am steal at Israel...
Such giant moskito often fly to the room at evening.
by Locus
Sat May 05, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mosquito Eater?
Replies: 14
Views: 28410

Here is a lot of such insects. As I know, there adults eat anything apart from nectar or dew.
by Locus
Sat May 05, 2007 4:09 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
Replies: 275
Views: 178847

most of the "civilized" world today does not believe that the life of an insect is as important as a bunny's life. Oh, yes . It is impossible to reanimate anyone biosystem by the begining from, for example, animals like tigers and panda - they simply will not survive in the disballanced s...
by Locus
Tue May 01, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Anthropogenic global warming?
Replies: 188
Views: 205077

Ah, you're referring to the fact that roughly every 10,000 years the Earth orbits that much closer to Sol and the star itself becomes warmer? Each 10000 years become more closer? Listen qaute strange... Wich reasone for this? Simple enormos energy recured for such flucrtuations... I listen another ...
by Locus
Tue May 01, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Change is constant, no living fossils?
Replies: 4
Views: 3832

Molecular clock based on the genes that do not changet it s spatial structure at the long time of evolution - thouse genes usially appier at the all organisms. Nevertheless, eve at the such genes it is almost impossible to say wich mutation is completly random, and wich not - becouse not only struct...
by Locus
Tue May 01, 2007 4:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evoluionevolutio
Replies: 1
Views: 1869

Major differencies that it can be done not only by selection of organism, but by the "overlaping" of the idies from different generation to.