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Adapt or die: it’s nature’s most renowned critical. yet how does evolution really take place? It’s too gradual to work out, yet it’s happening throughout you, forever. no matter if you’re on most sensible of the foremost phrases - edition? ordinary choice? Parent-offspring clash? - you continue to want a few context to place them in. From populations to speciation and polymorphism to evolutionary psychology, here’s the one-stop resource for all you must comprehend. Evolution unlocks the laboratory of existence, dissecting it into the 50 most vital subject matters that offer the lacking hyperlinks to appreciate the traditional world’s four-billion-year ancestry and the method of traditional choice within which species both adapt in myriad methods - mutation, ingenuity, and intelligence - to fulfill the demanding situations of a altering atmosphere, or die. resolve the advance of residing organisms, at micro and macro point - from genes to geniuses.

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6. The Synergetics of Streaming System The mechani sm of phase transiti on in the streami ng systems i snow di scussed on the basis of a set of equations which are similar to those given by HAKEN [10] for the laser. Since local streaming comprises mosaic structure, active HMM (or myosin) moleeules may be classified into two groups: one is moving independently and the other in dynamic cooperativity with neighboring ones. For the sake of si mp 1i city, we assume that the system i s composed of a flickering mosaic structure of cooperative and independent domains and that at a certain point of time, only one HMM moleeule works actively in each domain.

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For example, a given gene might be active at the next moment if any of its cis and trans acting regulatory genes are currently active, or if any is inactive, etc. Although formulated in terms of transcriptional regulation, the approach can 31 include regulation of transcript processing and transport, by cis acting seauences on transcripts, and trans acting intranuclear signals [3]. Figures 5a-c exhibit the formal properties of such Boolean genetic networks. In Fig. 5a, three genes are shown, each receives regulatory input arrows from the other two.

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