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Marty Jopson

The Science of Being Human

  • mr4251754has quoted4 months ago
    But evolution is not a process of increasing complexity, nor any other measure of superiority you can find.
  • Faisal Khanhas quotedlast month
    Our genus Homo contains just one species at the moment, and that’s us
  • Cathleen Guintohas quoted2 months ago
    none of us is an island and we all live out our lives surrounded by other humans.
  • Wqxplayhas quoted3 months ago
    and to my mind there is nothing more fascinating than the science of being human.
  • b1678190572has quoted5 months ago
    he system was invented back in 1735 by one of the great scientists of the eighteenth century, a Swedish naturalist called Carl Linnaeus
  • Barry Anilhas quoted6 months ago
    the humble and dull-looking lymphocytes turned out to be at the heart of the system. Not only that, there are three distinct flavours of lymphocyte: the B-cells make antibodies, the T-cells identify foreign agents in our bodies and the natural killer cells seek out and destroy our own cells that have become infected with viruses.
  • barangganjosephine4has quoted3 days ago
    human genome contains over 3 billion of DNA’s letters.
  • barangganjosephine4has quoted3 days ago
    For a start, it is always men that you see depicted. What it shows is the march of men to civilization and if they are holding something it is always a weapon
  • barangganjosephine4has quoted3 days ago
    Evolution is blind, has no agenda and makes no choices. It is a random walk towards something that ends up being fit for purpose at the particular time and place
  • barangganjosephine4has quoted3 days ago
    domestic cat is Felis catus
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