TCC CH-1 9/15

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  1. The approach to reduce complex system to simpler components that are more manageable to study-is a powerful strategy in biology.
  2. Is the property where living things become more and more complex as it goes from cellular level to organ system.
    Emergent properties
  3. ______ is the large-scale study of proteins, particularly their structures and functions.Proteins are vital parts of living organisms, as they are the main components of the physiological
  4. the branch of molecular biology concerned with the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genomes.
  5. This is in which an end product speeds up its own production.
    positive feedback
  6. The most common form of regulation in living systems is called ______  _____, in which accumulation of an end product of a process slows that process.
    negative feedback
  7. Which kingdom of eukaryotes is the most numerous?
  8. What were Darwin's two main points in on the origin of species and what do they mean?
    • 1- The contemporary species arose from a succession of ancestors (descent with modification)
    • 2- a proposed mechanism for descent with modification. He called this evolutionary mechanism "natural selection"
  9. Collective and analyzing observations can lead to important conclusions based on a type of logic called _____ _____.
    inductive reasoning
  10. In science, a ______ is a tentative answer to a well-framed question-an explanation on trial.
  11. _____ _____ is generally used after the hypothesis has been developed and involves logic that flows in the opposite direction, from the general to the specific.
    Deductive reasoning
  12. A scientific investigation in which both the control group and experimental group(s) are kept under similar variables apart from the factor under study so that the effect or influence of that factor can be identified or determined.
    control experiment
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