- 24.1: Which of the following steps has not yet been accomplished by scien...
- 24.2: Fossilized stromatolites a. more than 2.8 billion years old have no...
- 24.3: Genetic variation in bacterial populations cannot result from a. tr...
- 24.4: Photoautotrophs use a. light as an energy source and methane as a c...
- 24.5: Which of the following statements is not true? a. Archaea and bacte...
- 24.6: Bacteria perform the following ecological roles. Which role typical...
- 24.7: Plantlike photosynthesis that releases O2 occurs in a. cyanobacteri...
- 24.8: The nitrogen-fixing bacterium Rhizobium infects the roots of some p...
- 24.9: In patients infected with nonresistant strains of the tuberculosis ...
- 24.10: In a short essay (about 100150 words), discuss how prokaryotes and ...
Solutions for Chapter 24: EARLY LIFE AND THE DIVERSIFICATION OF PROKARYOTES
Full solutions for Campbell Biology in Focus - Standalone book | 1st Edition
The property of a lens whereby light of different colors is focused at different places.
A large group of stars.
The depression at the summit of a volcano, or that which is produced by a meteorite impact.
One of three basic cloud forms; also the name given one of the clouds of vertical development. Cumulus are billowy individual cloud masses that often have flat bases.
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy.
A stream that is usually dry because it carries water only in response to specific episodes of rainfall. Most desert streams are of this type.
Sinuous ridge composed largely of sand and gravel deposited by a stream flowing in a tunnel beneath a glacier near its terminus.
A permanent stream that traverses a desert and has its source in well-watered areas outside the desert.
A vent in a volcanic area from which fumes or gases escape.
The time required for one-half of the atoms of a radioactive substance to decay.
A sensitive instrument used to measure the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field at various points.
The basic idea that the Sun and planets formed from the same cloud of gas and dust in interstellar space.
A loosely formed group of stars of similar origin.
A flat area on the floor of an undrained desert basin. Following heavy rain, the playa becomes a lake.
A wind that consistently blows from one direction more than from another.
Transportation of sediment through a series of leaps or bounces.
An instrument that records earthquake waves.
The period of revolution of the Moon with respect to the Sun, or its cycle of phases.
The size, shape, and distribution of the particles that collectively constitute a rock.
A term applied to igneous rocks that contain small cavities called vesicles, which are formed when gases escape from lava.