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What outnumbers venomous snakes?
Fish
Venom in fish can lead to new?
Medicine
The scientific study of life?
Biology
Consists of all the organisms living in a particular area and the nonliving environmental components
Ecosystem
All the living organisms in an ecosystem
Community
Localized group of individuals in one species
population
individual living entity
organism
Energy flows ?
One way through an ecosystem
Fundamental unit of life?
Cell
Type of cell that contains membrane enclosed organelles including a DNA containing nucleus
Eukaryotes
Type of Cell that lack organelles
Prokaryotes
The genetic information for constructing the molecules that make up cells and organisms
DNA
Structure of DNA
Double helix
Genes make?
Proteins
Study of shape or form
Morphology
Common features of all organisms
ordered structures regulation of internal conditions growth and development ability to reproduce energy use and response to environmental stimuli
Type of tomato that isn't a hybrid and has been in cultivation for the past 50 years
heirloom tomato
Who synthesized the theory of evolution by natural selection
Charles Darwin
editing mechanism that occurs when populations or organisms having inherited variations are exposed to environmental factors that favor the reproductive successs of some other individuals over others
Natural selection
Two types of science
Discovery and hypothesis
Type of science that describes nature and uses inductive reasonings
discovery science
type of science that explains nature and uses deductive reasoning
hypothesis science
Broad explanations with large bodies of evidence
Theory