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  1. JamesGatz

    Deep Sea Gigantism - Could Carbon Dioxide/metabolism play a role in deep-sea animals gigantic size

    Deep-Sea Gigantism https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep-sea_gigantism " In zoology, deep-sea gigantism is the tendency for species of invertebrates and other deep-sea dwelling animals to be larger than their shallower-water relatives across a large taxonomic range. Proposed explanations for this...
  2. haidut

    Early Life On Earth Developed For Optimal Reproduction, Not Competition

    One of the mainstream tenets of neo-Dariwinism is the never-ending competition of all life forms for resources and procreation. This tenet is so pervasive, it affects virtually all aspects of social, business and scientific activity in modern societies. However, the study below shows that early...
  3. haidut

    The Liver Oscillates, Can Change Size By More Than 40% Over 24 Hours

    I wanted it to post this study as it is quite interesting and points to a possible reason for the number of inconsistent diagnoses people on the forum have been reporting as a result of liver ultrasound. Apparently, the liver oscillates continuously based on the person's circadian rhythm, and...
  4. haidut

    A Challenge To The Current Theory Of Consciousness

    I remember Ray wrote about a chess champion in England who had such large ventricles that his brain looked like the inside rind of a coconut. Despite this "handicap", the chess guy was not only conscious but obviously had a pretty high IQ. The current theory on memory formation and brain...
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