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What the unique DNA argument means- and what it doesn't

After recently reading some pro-choice Facebook comments misuse this argument, and having a campus discussion derailed by the topic, I thought it would be a good issue to address. 505 more words

Philosophy And Argumentation

Genetic Progenies

The thing about living things is that reproduction for them is a biological imperative. Like take the virus, for example — its main reason for being is to produce another virus and then another and another; until it is just swimming in a sea, an ocean of its copies. 562 more words


Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism! | Deep...

Newt Sex: Buff Males! Writhing Females! Cannibalism! | Deep Look

by kqedscience:

Every winter, California newts leave the safety of their forest burrows and travel as far as three miles to mate in the pond where they were born.

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Don't moss with me 

A moss clump on the top of a wall I saw this morning. The stalk like things are sporophytes. These stalk like things produce spores by meiosis. 47 more words


Ocean acidification may aggravate social-ecological trade-offs in coastal fisheries

Ocean Acidification (OA) will influence marine ecosystems by changing species abundance and composition. Major effects are described for calcifying organisms, which are significantly impacted by decreasing pH values. 287 more words


Jurassic Park II : The Last Word.

Have you ever heard of that “would you rather” question – “would you rather fight one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?”

From size of the velociraptors in Jurassic Park, I think it’s clear what the creator’s answer to the above question is. 1,201 more words