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  • noun

Synonyms for extinction

Synonyms for extinction

Synonyms for extinction

no longer active

no longer in existence


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the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation

complete annihilation

a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus

the act of extinguishing

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This agreement demonstrates ACT's commitment to both recovering extinct animals and rescuing endangered animals whenever possible," Michael West, Ph.
Forget notions of extinct animals being resurrected from ancient remains.
Even though the thylacine enhancer seems to work the same as the mouse enhancer, mice and marsupials are so different that sometimes enhancers in mice might misbehave, giving researchers the wrong impression about how such bits of DNA worked in the extinct animals, comments Carles Lalueza-Fox, a paleogeneticist at the University of Barcelona.
The codes for extinct animals were thought to have died along with them, until recently, when machines like one at the Smithsonian's DNA lab started working magic.
The remains were found surrounded by a variety of extinct animals more than 40 meters (130 feet) below sea level in Hoyo Negro, a deep pit within the Sac Actun cave system on Mexico's YucatEaAin Peninsula.
If it were not for their money, there would be many more extinct animals both here and in other countries and continents.
In addition to establishment of national parks, he said safari parks would be established at districts' level where species of different extinct animals would also be introduced and kept to create awareness among students and masses about role of wildlife in our daily lives.
Sir David, who will look at extinct animals in a new show on Sky, also highlighted the plight of garden birds.
Like other droppings, coprolites can give scientists information about what extinct animals, such as dinosaurs, ate and how their digestive system worked.
At the end of each book is a quiz regarding endangered or extinct animals and make interesting reading for ages 8 plus.
A little like counting tree rings, researchers can estimate rates of tooth formation and replacement in extinct animals by counting lines of deposition of tooth dentin, a layer below enamel that grows throughout an animal's life.
Everybody is interested in these massive extinct animals that were roaming around the Northern Hemisphere just 30,000 years ago, which to some sounds like a long time but to me doesn't sound very long at all.
Long's fascinating research involves the creation of biorobotic versions of extinct animals with mutateable "genes" and the subsequent application of evolutionary pressures such as competition for mates and resources, with the end result of an evolved system that exhibits more complexity than a human could program.
These now extinct animals transformed into fossils, which are of anthropological interest.