...eory of natural selection . In one sense the first modern ethologist was Charles Darwin , whose book The expression of the emotions in animals and men
influenced many ethologists.
History of the word "biology"
Formed by combining the Greek βίος (bios) , meaning 'life', ...
...cular self-examination – is recommended for men
from the age of 15 years to detect testicular can...tment. This situation, called overdiagnosis , puts men
at risk for complications from unnecessary treatme...trial is currently underway to investigate whether men
taking daily selenium or vitamin E or both exp...
...ly joined his natural history course. Henslow's outings were attended by 78 men
including the Revd. William Whewell and Charles became the 'favourite pup...ry, and he was a monogenist in terms of his views on race, feeling that all men
were of the same species regardless of their race (which at the time was a ...
...me , also called the terminal 11q deletion disorder. A very rare disorder. More information at http://www.11q.org .
Klinefelters syndrome (XXY). men
with Klinefelter syndrome are usually sterile. They tend to have longer arms and legs and tend to be taller than their peers. Other common symptoms ar...
Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
Pope Lick Monster
...sposed to change and resistant to it. Resistance can come from habit, religion and the integration and interdependence of culture traits. For example, men
and women have complementary roles in many cultures. One sex might desire changes that affect the other, as happened in the second half of the 20th ce...
...ilippines , and was named Ebola–Reston . This strain seemed to be spread through the air, but did not cause any human fatalities; although four men
did test positive for the virus, none became ill.
Further outbreaks have occurred in Zaire/Democratic Republic of the Congo ( 1995 and 2003 ), G...
...g else, so it would be quite practicable to produce a highly-gifted race of men
by judicious marriages during several consecutive generations.
Furthe...evere struggle. Otherwise he would sink into indolence, and the more gifted men
would not be more successful in the battle of life than the less gifted.
...ical Humani Generis, took up a neutral position with regard to evolution. "The Church does not forbid that...research and discussions, on the part of men
experienced in both fields, take place with regard to the doctrine of evolution, in as far as it inquires into the origin of the human body as coming ...
...y of Humanism in the same year. Crick died of colon cancer in Thornton Hospital, San Diego . 
Books by Crick
Of Molecules and men
(Prometheus Books, 2004; original edition 1967) ISBN 1591021855
What Mad Pursuit: A Personal View of Scientific Discovery (Basic Books reprin...
In June of 2003 , because of new DNA evidence, Dennis Halstead, John Kogut and John Restivo won a re-trial on their murder conviction. The three men
had already served 18 years of their 30-plus year sentences.
restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP)
paternity test ...
... cited by other alchemists involved the use of the mandrake . Popular belief held that this plant grew where the semen sometimes ejaculated by hanged men
during the last convulsive spasms before death fell to the ground, and its roots vaguley resemble a human form to varying degrees. The root was to be ...
...h , juvenile males are called boys , adult males men
, juvenile females girls , and adult females wom... average, women have slightly lighter skin than men
The human lifespan can be split into a num...ught to be over 120 years. Worldwide, there are 81 men
aged 60 or over for every 100 women, and among the...
...tting the tails off mice, demonstrating that the injury was not passed on to the offspring. Jews and other religious groups have been circumcising men
for hundreds of generations with no noticeable withering of the foreskin among their descendants. However, Lamarck did not count injury or mutilation...
...vs. XY pair). The study of karyotypes is known as karyology .
Normal human karyotypes are denoted 46,XX (for most women ) and 46,XY (for most men
). However, some individuals have other karyotypes with added or missing sex chromosomes, including 47,XYY , 47,XXY , 47,XXX and 45,X . The other...
...overed the principle, and wrote a letter to Darwin, explaining his hypothesis. This prompted a reading, at the Linnean Society , of tracts from both men
describing the principle that year. Darwin published his detailed theory the following year, in The Origin of Species .
Unbeknownst to both Darw...
...ple in the west.
Nutrition and health
In the 18th Century, many sailors on long journeys died from scurvy ; indeed, some naval ships lost more men
through illness than through enemy action. The cause of this was not understood, until it was discovered that adding fresh limes to the ship’s s...
... sun , you may want to find a shade to cool yourself down.
Physiological temperature regulation in vertebrates
By numerous observations upon men
and animals, John Hunter showed that the essential difference between the so-called warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals lies in the constancy of t...
...the Caribbean Medical Journal , Vol. XXVI, Nos. 1-4, 1965
Yellow fever is sometimes used (generally disparagingly) to refer to men
having a sexual fetish for Asian women.
See also: Lassa fever , Dengue fever .
... virus is viruses . No reputable dictionary gives any other form, including such "reconstructed" Latin plural forms as viri (which actually means men
). (No plural form appears in any extant Latin manuscript). (See plural of virus ).
Viruses: non-living or alive?
A virus makes use of exist...
Many diseases are due to mutations on the X chromosome. These are characteristic as they occur much more often in men
than in women. Moreover, they inherit in a characteristic manner: fathers do not transmit them to their sons, but their daughters are carriers as they...