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root
05-01-2008, 02:22 PM
Biologists have long assumed (Predicted) that wether a species evolved to have seperate male & females or to combine both has a lot to do with a species mobility.

Slow moving animals are unlikely to encounter many mates and should thus be Hermaphrodites, if all else fails they can mate with themselves.

More wide ranging species can afford to have seperate sexes, allowing them to enjoy the benefits of outcrossing (Mixing genes with unrelated individuals). This prediction of Evolution has never been tested

.............Until Now

(Journel of Evolutionary Biology, vol 21, p 727)

Sure enough, comparing the mating system and mobility of all 122 classes of multicellular organisms they found classes with limbs, wings or swimming muscles tend to have seperate sexes. Sedentary organisms were more likely to be hermathrodites
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05-01-2008, 02:29 PM
:salamext:

^ Can u repeat the above in simple english?
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Tornado
05-02-2008, 02:30 AM
That's awesome and definitely very interesting.
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barney
05-02-2008, 02:40 AM
So statistically the children of Computor Geeks and guys who sit around on sofas watching Big Brother and Ant & Dec are likely to be hermaphrodites!
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truemuslim
05-02-2008, 04:29 AM
I'm sorry but i actually didn't get a single word u said expept "sure enough"
eh forget it i don't wanna know...seriously..i dont...

But do explain in "simple english" like sis broken said..btw lol sis...


nvrmind..
Wasalam
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barney
05-02-2008, 04:41 AM
Originally Posted by truemuslim
I'm sorry but i actually didn't get a single word u said expept "sure enough"
eh forget it i don't wanna know...seriously..i dont...

But do explain in "simple english" like sis broken said..btw lol sis...
oh and strange how sis brok3n talks exactly like sis ahlaam, and jihadunafs...omg how do i remember that?..

nvrmind..
Wasalam
Put simply, slow creatures are more likely to be Hemaphrodites. (creatures that are both sexes at the same time) or reproduce by themselves.

Fast ones are more likely to be of one gender.
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truemuslim
05-02-2008, 04:44 AM
...had to read it like 5 times to understand but ok. lol
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ranma1/2
05-02-2008, 08:10 AM
huh? whats the problem? no chance of a link tohe article is there?
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aamirsaab
05-02-2008, 08:26 AM
Originally Posted by barney
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Fast ones are more likely to be of one gender.
Booyah!
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Tilmeez
05-02-2008, 08:41 AM
***Cough***
Excuse me ... coming back! (who cares if i don't :) )
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Souljette
05-02-2008, 09:39 AM
said something which i guess i shouldn't have witout realizingg
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truemuslim
05-02-2008, 06:11 PM
Originally Posted by Tilmeez
***Cough***
Excuse me ... coming back! (who cares if i don't :) )
lol did u leave and are tryna show that ur back? if so. yeh i noticed u gon......actually i never noticed u here... LOl im kiddin!


lol.


and @ topic so this post would make a point

lol yeh i was gna say that but never mind... ROOT U FOGOT DA SOURCE MAN!
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Tilmeez
05-03-2008, 05:22 AM
actually i never noticed u here...
^^me either did not noticed myself! its my younger brother who told me that i am an old timer here!!

with regards to topic... my biology is weaker than my maths and need not to tell my math is worst than my Physics. Rest of the subjects... i never took interest in!!

Brother root plz forgive me for ruining ur thread. (This will keep it up man!! :) )
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