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David Hagerberg wrote:
> At 19.49 97-09-26 -0400, Art Repak wrote:
> >Normal is an overused term. It generally means something like an average in
> >a given population of cells or organisms. I don't think there is such a
> >thing as a "normal" anything- biodiversity is the rule not the exception.
> Though, something has to be learnt in biology classes!?
I will not sleep well untill I get an answear to the question: Why would
anyone in the biology world want to find an average, normal or common
cell. Only statisticans shuld care about averages. In biology it is
almost a sensation if you find a species that fits any averages. IF YOU
REALLY WANT A PICTURE OF AN AVERAGE CELL, DO AS STATISTICANS DO: USE THE
AVERAGE FORMULA, FIGURE OUT HOW THAT APPLY TO CELLS AND MAKE A DRAWING.
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