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by Winter
Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Drosophilia eye color
Replies: 3
Views: 7460

Morgan concluded this thru several experiments. > He found a white eyed mutant male drosophila among the normal red eyed kind. > He crossed this with a red eyed female. > The F1 generation produced no white-eyed offspring. > Then he crossed the males and females of the F1 generation and 50% of the p...
by Winter
Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Help
Replies: 6
Views: 5152

Ok, here are some more characteristics of a living organism: -composed of cells -exhibit biological organization (cell, tissue, organ,etc etc) -require nutrients/energy -contain DNA -evolve check this address for other definitions of what comprises a living organism: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life the a...
by Winter
Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Help
Replies: 6
Views: 5152

The characteristics of a living organism are:
1:Growth
2:Movement
3:Respiration
4:Reproduction
5:Respond to Stimuli
6:Excrete

cant think of the other 2
by Winter
Sun Jun 12, 2005 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you think about euthanasia? ethical/unethical?
Replies: 19
Views: 15088

Well in the case of organ donation you are right especially if the person is terminally ill, but what if the person has just been in a coma for several years (but not brain dead), and the family feels that it would be better to pull the plug? There was a lot of talk about whether or not to legalize ...
by Winter
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:58 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Feeling worse in the mornings & evenings when sick
Replies: 14
Views: 22259

Well... the suggestion i have right now isn't the most scientific, actually more psychological, but... maybe you feel worse in the morning because, when you wake up the first thing that hits you is the realization that you feel bad. What I mean is that throughout the day, you don't actually feel bet...
by Winter
Sun Jun 12, 2005 5:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you think about euthanasia? ethical/unethical?
Replies: 19
Views: 15088

What do you think about euthanasia? ethical/unethical?

I once went to a school where there were only 12 of us in a class. ( We all had the same classes). I was assigned to head one of two groups in a debate over the issue of euthanasia. My groups stance on the issue was that euthanasia is unethical. The debate was an utter disaster and really ended up t...
by Winter
Sat Jun 11, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Future of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion Treatment??
Replies: 23
Views: 15223

I too, have learned something new. Thanks! By the way, are you planning on becoming a Dr.?
by Winter
Sat Jun 11, 2005 5:15 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Fungus still alive?
Replies: 9
Views: 7351

How can you tell if fungus is dead anyway? Pardon my ignorance, by the way.
by Winter
Thu Jun 09, 2005 4:46 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem cell research
Replies: 63
Views: 80735

That comment that Planoscience made about harvesting stem cells from umbilical cords is quite interesting. Does anyone have an answer to that? I'm new to this site and this is the first discussion I've viewed. I read through the whole thing and have found it to be extremely refreshing to see all the...