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Solutions for Chapter 15.6: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues
Full solutions for BSCS Biology: A Molecular Approach | 9th Edition
The place in the orbit of a planet where the planet is farthest from the Sun.
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom.
The equinox that occurs on September 21–23 in the Northern Hemisphere and on March 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.
A final state of evolution for a star, in which all of its energy sources are exhausted and it no longer emits radiation.
Mineral group whose members contain the carbonate ion and one or more kinds of positive ions. Calcite is a common example.
A pass between mountain valleys where the headwalls of two cirques intersect.
Continental volcanic arc
Mountains formed in part by igneous activity associated with the subduction of oceanic lithosphere beneath a continent.
That portion of a stream’s load carried in solution.
Dry-summer subtropical climate
A climate located on the west sides of continents between latitudes 30° and 45°. It is the only humid climate with a strong winter precipitation maximum.
A star that varies in brightness.
The science that examines Earth, its form and composition, and the changes it has undergone and is undergoing.
Water in the zone of saturation.
A galaxy that lacks symmetry.
The cluster of 20 or so galaxies to which our galaxy belongs.
The force exerted by electromagnetic radiation from an object such as the Sun.
A long, narrow zone where one lithospheric plate descends beneath another.
The conversion of a solid directly to a gas without passing through the liquid state.
The area above the water table where openings in soil, sediment, and rock are not saturated but filled mainly with air.
Air flowing horizontally with respect to Earth’s surface.
A band along the ecliptic containing the 12 constellations of the zodiac.