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by alextemplet
Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:20 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolutionary Importance
Replies: 14
Views: 7666

In my opinion, the answer is twofold: 1) Understanding evolution can help us understand how bacteria and viruses mutate and evolve to become immune to medication, and can then lead to new cures. 2) Evolution can also help us understand how to care for our already damaged environment. Evolution is, a...
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:25 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
Replies: 236
Views: 158650

Due to the ban on religion, I've tried to avoid bringing my own religious beliefs into the picture, but perhaps now I can make a good point. My apologies if the following offends anyone. The interesting thing here is that it appears to be an argument between extremes. One side claims that evolution ...
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 13, 2006 2:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: transfusion vs. transcription
Replies: 5
Views: 3343

Transcription, if I remember right, has to do with the copying of the DNA strand when it replicates itself (DNA->DNA). Translation has to do with copying the DNA code onto RNA (DNA->RNA). The way to remember it is that RNA is different from DNA; it's like "translating" something into a dif...
by alextemplet
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:46 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2454719

I win again! Woo-hoo!
by alextemplet
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:44 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Introduction for members
Replies: 772
Views: 667509

No, the Mustang is not a food, is a totally awesome car. I also love the new Mustang; it combines old-style looks with high-tech power! What more could you want? :D But I still want a Boss 302. 8)
by alextemplet
Tue Jan 10, 2006 2:39 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origin of life
Replies: 236
Views: 158650

Springer: A strand of DNA of 100,000 sequences is capable of forming single cell life. This is the simplest conceivable single cell life envisioned by biochemists today. (bacteria require 300,000 sequences) First of all, your calculations are interesting, but I wonder why you assume that life must b...
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Introduction for members
Replies: 772
Views: 667509

All this talk about motorbikes . . . Am I the only one here who likes Ford Mustangs? :?

8) All hail the Boss! 8)
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:39 pm
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2454719

That's cruel. :evil:
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:35 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Which came first the DNA, RNA or protein
Replies: 64
Views: 74794

I think someone forgot to take his finger of the "0" button . . . :shock:
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:27 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: what happen to the rest??
Replies: 15
Views: 7829

Does that require drinking a bunch of OJ? If that's the case, then I'm in! 8)
by alextemplet
Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:14 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2454719

This time my cat wins!

8) All hail Chunk the Cat! 8)

meow
by alextemplet
Tue Jan 03, 2006 3:03 am
Forum: Off Topic Discussion
Topic: Last person to reply wins.
Replies: 8431
Views: 2454719

8) Alex wins again! 8)

(at least for now . . . :twisted: )