August 30, 2011
Based on the idea that natural selection works to maximize benefits to individuals and not
species or a population, is it possible fatal diseases, that scientists are attempting to
eradicate are actually acting to sele
September 5, 2011
Environmental change is a known factor that drives evolutionary change in most species,
however, humans can survive in any environment; how does the environment affect our
If environmental conditions u
September 13, 2011
Are morphological traits related to residual variance rather then additive genetic
variation? Does the environment and maternal factors play a larger role in morphology?
Does branding males, females, and fledglings
October 3, 2011
Why is this example the opposite of what is to be expected with a decrease in genetic
diversity? Can this be seen in organisms other than insects? One would think natural
selection would begin to act on the native popul
Bio 370 W: 10-11
Does the other protein that comprises the spikes on the surface of the virus have any
relation to the development of future strains? The article only discusses the
hemagglutinin as an evolutionary factor.
Are we not able to p
If no significant mating color preference was determined for some species, why is there
a steady decline in the intermediate phenotype? Could other mating factors explain the
divergence? Is it more based on signal transmiss
October 31, 2011
If phylogenies can be used to identify the source of HIV/AIDS, date the onset, detect
recombination, track viral evolution with a patient, and to identify modes of transmission
could they be used to the same way with treatmen
1.Label the tubes with Patient ID, sample #, date and time of phlebotomy / start of culture.
2. Before starting to draw blood, press the plunger into the tube until it stops.
3. Use a butterfly needle system and connect its adaptor to the front end of an