MadSci Network: Evolution

Subject: effect of potassium on evolution

Date: Sun Jan 22 14:47:42 2006
Posted by Jason
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: Wakefield State/Province: Yorkshire Country: UK
Area of science: Evolution
ID: 1137966462.Ev

ref ID: 1137848188.Ev
hello, follow up question

If there is the possibility of a relationship between amount of potassium in an 
organism and its genetic copying flaws due to natural radiation, and there is a 
link between they depth of an organisms habitat and its protection against 
radiation; my logic indicates that it would be beneficial for us to have 
reduced potassium intake in our food considering that we live on the surface of 
the planet, and we age because of errors in cell copying throughout our 
Jason Bloomfield

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