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Jan16-12 Greg Bernhardt
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Take a look at this website, it has some really neat Clips, Stills, and Slides of small life forms: ...
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Introduction to Evolution The study of evolution has dominated the field of biology for over a century. Explaining...
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Hello, Is there anywhere a reference to get an idea, why wool fat consists of over 200 different molecules? Is...
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Genes normally have a 50-50 chance of being passed from parent to offspring, but scientists may have figured out a way...
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I'm curious about what debates are currently going on within the scientific community. Are there still things about...
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When transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is applied to certain areas of the brain, once can induce movement of a...
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I think this is the right forum to start this thread, if not i am sorry please somebody change it . suppose a planet...
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It seems like it would be a huge advantage to their survival, so why haven't other organisms evolved such? Why are...
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The following comes from a rudimentary understanding of DNA and biology. Correct me if I have wrong assumptions. ...
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Just as the title says. Why do some organs come in pairs, but others come singly? What happens during the development...
Jul19-14 09:59 AM
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Why is that large neurons have smaller threshold potentials than small neurons during external stimulation? My...
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I own a mushroom business. In this business we grow oyster mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms life of carbohydrates so I...
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*This is in no way supposed to be a hate post* Nordic people are said to be physically very fit and smart. It was said...
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I am very interested in biochemistry, and in particular the metabolism of the cell. Important molecules for cell...
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The following summary is derived from my 2003 biology textbook: Biology: concepts and applications, 5th edition, by...
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Observation of the growth of some beetle population suggests that discrete logistic equation would be more appropriate...
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I'm a few weeks behind in this news but it seems that an astoundingly simple way of producing pluripotent stem cells...
Jul2-14 03:05 PM
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I am trying to learn about neuroscience on my own but every book I have picked up goes so much into details for every...
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Pythagorean
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I think it's a very direct question ^^; Thank you! My notes says it is a mucopolysaccharide, but I can't find it...
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I know very little about natural selection, so: Why didn't all the creatures evolve? I mean , why is it that some...
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I wanted to know how to preserve mosquitoes after collecting them from a CDC miniature light trap for studying them...
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what will be function of TERT,and shelterin complex protein in Neuron regeneration,is their any variant in telomere...
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We've recently gotten a number of biologists on board here, so I thought it would be a good time to do a quick survey...
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For zebrafish and Xenopus, are there currently any effective gene knockout strategies? From literature, these two...
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So I Just got involved in a fantastic internship opportunity doing mathematical oncology. My background is in pure...
Jun19-14 07:28 AM
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I am a bit confused between single neuron models and population of neuron models. If we have single neuron models...
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Hello, I am a layman in biology with a good notion of method only. My background is in linguistics (don't run away...
Jun17-14 01:01 PM
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I've heard both terms used and can't figure out what people are talking about when they discuss neo-Darwinianism. ...
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The more I think about this, the more mystified I become: What are the origins of humor and laughter? Why do...
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The title was too long, original question was: Why is the relative biological effectiveness (RBE) of photon and...
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I was sitting beside my friend and I asked myself a question out loud which required scanning a mapped list...
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I have read a number of answers to this question. All have answers like it helps us keep balance etc. . . But there...
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The definition of species is "a group of organisms that can interbreed with each other". So, how is interbreeding of...
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A recent study of eighteen rhesus monkeys provides clues as to the effects of birth order on an individual's levels of...
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Evo
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People have achieved injecting desired genetic code into bacteria. This is a big thing of course but it is far from...
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I'm sorry ahead of time if this is the wrong place to put this. I'm just curious if anyone here knows if...
May31-14 01:35 PM
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Published today in Nature, researchers report engineering an organism capable of replicating DNA with an unnatural...
May31-14 12:23 PM
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We are aware of the term "Survival Of The Fittest by Natural Selection". An organism evolves so that it can survive in...
May31-14 10:39 AM
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For many years, biological scientists have sought to decipher cellular function by quantifying the degrees of protein...
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DNA Is a Structure That Encodes Biological Information. As you know recently DNA is used to encode digital...
May28-14 12:27 PM
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I came across this while I was scanning old slides. It was part of a display at the visitor center in the Okefenokee...
May25-14 07:13 PM
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Hey PF! Have two questions about Oogenesis and Spermatogenesis! In human beings when is oogenesis and spermatogenesis...
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