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C-Value Paradox

The **C-value paradox** refers to the discrepancy between an organisms complexity and the amount of DNA ([[../CValue|C-Value]]). For instance, salamanders and lungfishes have the largest genomes of 120pg, while the …

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology

Fertility Paradox

The **fertility paradox** states that with increasing level of evolution the number of offspring decreases. The classical evolutionary theory claims the survival of the fittest and the fittest be defined …

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Categories: Evolutionary Biology

Malthus Paradox

**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Robert_Malthus|Thomas Robert Malthus]]** in his //Essay on the Principle of Population// stated that populations growth will lead to famine and populations will decline<>. Some scientists even predict a next …

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Categories: Philosophy Sociology

Peto's paradox

Peto observed that the risk of cancer increases with the time of exposure to a cancerogene and the number of cells exposed <>. <
> Although one would expect …

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Categories: Biology


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