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Second, water is mainly transported from roots and evaporated through stomata. Thus closing stomata does not reduce intake of water. Pedantry: I thought the evaporation of water through the stomata creates suction which is one of the several mechanisms that draw water upwards into the leaves (the o...
- Wed May 23, 2012 4:17 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Good Biology textbooks for medicine
- Replies: 2
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I recommend Campbell and Reece to anyone that doesn't have a solid foundation in biology. If you're going in to medicine you should probably read a human anatomy textbook after you finish with it, though.
- Mon May 21, 2012 11:48 pm
- Forum: Evolution
- Topic: Evolutionary advantage of seeing 'upright'
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Hypothetical question: Let's say I hoisted you upside down by your feet, and asked you to point "down." Would you point towards your feet or your head? If vision is "upright," so that "down" always corresponds to the lower part of your vision (like you're saying), then ...