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Topic: "deleted"
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021 7:06:11 AM




Topic: For even an RNA-based replication process needs energy
Posted: Friday, July 16, 2021 12:13:53 AM
Thanks, sureshot and JJ.

Topic: For even an RNA-based replication process needs energy
Posted: Sunday, July 11, 2021 7:21:06 PM
sureshot wrote:
The conjunctions used to join independent clauses in compound sentences are coordinating conjunctions. The most common coordinating conjunctions are: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so. ... The subordinating conjunction because is used to introduce an adverbial clause of cause or reason.


They were certainly there, for I saw them.
Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary | for

I think for is a subordinating conjunction.

Topic: For even an RNA-based replication process needs energy
Posted: Sunday, July 11, 2021 6:19:34 AM
Thanks, thar and Audiendus.

Topic: For even an RNA-based replication process needs energy
Posted: Saturday, July 10, 2021 4:28:07 PM
It’s an alluring picture – catalytic RNAs appear by chance on the early Earth as molecular replicators that gradually evolve into complex molecules capable of encoding proteins, metabolic systems and ultimately DNA. But it’s almost certainly wrong. For even an RNA-based replication process needs energy: it can’t shelve metabolism until later. And although relatively simple self-copying ribozymes have been made, they typically work only if provided with just the right oligonucleotide components to work on.
Flaws in the RNA world

Question: Does For mean "Because"?

Topic: versus
Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021 5:37:27 AM
Jyrkkä Jätkä wrote:
"From" could be understandable, but not exactly synonymous.
"Compared to..." or "in contrast with..." would fit.


The combination of "different" and "versus" sounds odd to me.

Topic: versus
Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021 1:15:23 AM
He says the ship is 515 feet long, which matches the biblical account of being 300 cubits.

Researchers have scanned the ground using a method called electrical resistivity.

“If you shoot an electrical current below the ground and it hits a pocket of air, that has a different type of conductivity versus something like water or rock. So, the software can interpret the signals coming back and create a 3-D image.”
Tennessee's connection to possible Noah's Ark discovery

Question: Is it possible to replace versus with "from"?

Topic: however they accumulated
Posted: Monday, July 5, 2021 10:44:52 AM
Thanks, thar.

Topic: however they accumulated
Posted: Sunday, July 4, 2021 5:33:37 PM
Evolutionists and creationists have different views on the origin of sedimentary rock strata. Evolutionists, who uphold the uniformitarian doctrine of 19th-century geologists, suppose that sediments were deposited slowly over millions of years and then hardened into sedimentary rock. This means that soft sediments, however they accumulated, would surely have lithified (hardened into rock) over excessively long periods of time. However, some of these rocks seem to demonstrate the opposite—these layers were clearly deformed before they had time to lithify.
Soft-Sediment Deformation: Recent Flood Evidence

Question: Is however a conjunction or a relative adverb?

LEXICO | however

Topic: lead author
Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 11:16:33 PM
Thanks, Bathcoup.