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Evolution 2nd Edition

Evolution (2nd Edition)

Book Edition2nd Edition
Author(s)Bergstrom, Dugatkin
ISBN9780393937930
PublisherW. W. Norton
SubjectBiology
Start of Chapter
KEY CONCEPT QUESTION
Section 12.1: Overview of Major Transitions
KEY CONCEPT QUESTION
Section 12.3: Major Transition: The Evolution of Multicellularity
KEY CONCEPT QUESTION

Chapter 12, Start of Chapter, KEY CONCEPT QUESTION, Exercise 12.1

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Explanation

Human beings [scientific name: Homo sapiens] are one of the most complex living organisms ever to walk on the earth. These are mammals [have mammary glands and body hair] that are known to nurture their offspring.

 

Continuous advancements in the medical sciences demand extensive studies on humans. The understanding of the working of the human body is a prerequisite for developing a cure. As a result, numerous studies have been performed that have resulted in the collection of a large amount of data [and consequently, information] about the human body and its constituents [such as cells, tissues, and others] when compared to other organisms. 

Verified Answer

The extensive number of studies done on humans may have led to the discovery of many cell types in humans. 

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