introns and evolution/higher and lower

Eric Cabot ecec at quads.uchicago.edu
Fri Mar 11 16:39:55 EST 1994


In article <1994Mar11.094956.1 at leif> scarr at kean.ucs.mun.ca writes:
>BTW, don't ask on a vertebrate biology mid-term, "Which is the largest
>order of mammals?" Expecting 'Rodentia', you'll be told 'Cetacea' as often 
>as not.
>
>Steve

I remember asking first-years to detail some of the physiological
adaptations to life at high altitude and was surprised [at that time] 
at the number of answers that I got about Inuit (Eskimos). It wouldn't
have been so bad, I suppose if the Inuit didn't live so close to sea
level.

-Eric
 elmo at helix.nih.gov



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