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What was the earth like 4.8 billion years ago?
The atmosphere was 98% CO
and the air temperature was a lot higher than now
What was the earth like 3.5billion years ago?
Simple celled organisms with no nucleus formed
What was the earth like 3 billion years ago?
Algae photosynthesised changing the atmosphere
What was the earth like 2.8 billion years ago?
The earth's crust hardened and the oldest rocks were formed.
What was the earth like 65 million years ago?
Dinosaurs became extinct this is thought to be because of an asteroid hit the earth
What was the earth like 1.5 billion years ago?
Eukaryotes were formed (more complex organisms)
What was the earth like 500 million years ago?
The ozone layer formed, fish and plants appeared
What was the earth like 300 million years ago?
What was the earth like 200 million years ago?
What was the earth like 4 million years ago?
Two legged mammals appeared
What was the earth like 60,000 years ago?
The first writing was found
What was the earth like 10,000 years ago?
Homosaipans learnt to use fire and for casting copper and making pottery
What are similarities of meiosis and mitosis?
They both go through interphase where chromosomes duplicate
Both processes that cells can divide
Spindle fibres are used
Line up along centre
At some point two nuclei are formed
What are differences between meiosis and mitosis?
In mitosis the gens don't mix and they do in meiosis
In mitosis there are two daughter cells are created but in
meiosis there are four
Mitosis diploid number of chromosome and meiosis there is
Mitosis happens in all organisms and meiosis happens in
What is a stem cell?
An undifferentiated cell of an embryo.
What can stem cells become?
Any type of cell in the human body.
What is different about cancerous stem cells?
They lack control to stop dividing.
Name two things stem cells
are used for.
spinal chord damage
Name fears on stem therapy.
It could unwillingly pass viruses and other diseases causing
agents to people who receive cell treatment
Where else can stem cells come from?
Adults without 'hurting' but not as good as embryos
What can happen if you receive stem cell treatment?
Your body's immune system my reject it as they recognised it
What does stem cells research hold the key to?
To reversing the effects of aging and prolonging our lives
What do some people believe about stem cell research?
It is unethical because they believe that they are fully developed human corpse
What is a phenotype?
Characteristics and it is determined by the pair of alleles
you have (genotype)
Which is dominant? Bb
Which is recessive? Bb