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In terms of GM Crops, what does GM stand for?
Genetically Modified
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What is an effector?
A structure that the nervous system causes to respond - a muscle or gland.
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Give two adaptations a desert plant has and state how it helps them to survive.
-Thick waxy coating surrounds the plant to reduce evaporation -Smaller surface area reducing water loss by evaporation
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Give one adaptation an arctic plant has and state how it helps them to survive.
-Dark colour (eg blue) to absorb the heat from sunlight. -Small, growing close to the ground to avoid the wind and conserve heat.
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What are lichens sensitive to?
Changes in air quality, and sulphur dioxide poulltion in the air
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What is the source of energy for most communities of living organisms?
(Radiation from) the Sun
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Where are Chromosomes found?
In the Nucleus
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Describe what happens in a double-blind trial of drugs.
Some patients are given a placebo, which does not contain the drug. Others are given the dug. Neither the doctors nor the patients know who has received a placebo and the drug until the trial is complete.
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A structure that the nervous system causes to respond - a muscle or gland.

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What is an effector?

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-Thick waxy coating surrounds the plant to reduce evaporation -Smaller surface area reducing water loss by evaporation

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-Dark colour (eg blue) to absorb the heat from sunlight. -Small, growing close to the ground to avoid the wind and conserve heat.

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Changes in air quality, and sulphur dioxide poulltion in the air

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