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the doctrine of prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries in humans and animals. Health and medicine questions are off-topic unless dealing with the biology underlyin…
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The process of biological aging or the state of an organism being biologically old.
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The branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms.
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Questions about the biological function and structure of the human eye.
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The study of the development of an embryo from fertilisation through to description as a foetus.
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Study of the anatomy and organization of the nervous system.
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a field of biology which utilizes biological systems like microorganisms to produce valuable products, such as biofuels, drugs, and vaccines.
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The study of the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.
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Questions pertaining to organized collections of biological data.
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Analysis of DNA, RNA or protein (amino acid) sequences. Here sequences are compared so analyze similarities and conserved regions. Sequence analysis is usually done by specialized software.
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Questions relating to requests for basic reference materials on a broad area of study.
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Tag for questions regarding the circulation of blood through out the organism and issues that may arise from dysfunction of systemic circulation.
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The study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues.
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systematically classify biological information, entities, processes, but also subfields of biology.
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The study of the form and internal structures of plants.
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The scientific study of fungi.
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The skin, part of the integumentary system.
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to be used to identify questions related to the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts as it relates to human beings as opposed to …
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Questions on how to plan an experiment to gain the best results. Also suitable for questions on why other researchers followed a certain procedure.
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A protein produced by the B-cells of the immune system which binds to a particular antigen, a foreign substance to the body.
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The technique of using microscopes to view objects that are otherwise too small to be easily seen by the naked eye.
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The study of evolutionary mechanisms in operation at the molecular scale, primarily DNA, RNA, and proteins.
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dealing with the processing of the senses, including the traditional senses vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch, but also sense experiences such as vestibular and pain. It typically i…
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The study of the molecular structure of biological macromolecules and how that structure relates to their function.
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an approach to engineer biology. Core to the discipline is genetic engineering, which is made more akin to engineering by adding the levels of standardization, automation, and abs…
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organic acids with an amino group in the alpha position (alpha-acids). They are the structural units of proteins and involved in many biochemical pathways.
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liberated from organic molecules producing ATP.
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A method for analyzing or purifying samples. Molecules are separated by their relative weight, charge, or stereochemistry, which affect their speed of movement through a gel.
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The process in nature or in the lab by which a new organism is created that is genetically identical to its predecessor.
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Questions requesting a reference (book, journal article, etc) for a specific topic/finding.
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Determining the sequence of RNA. This technique is used for discovery and quantification of mRNAs and ncRNAs.
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The entirety of an organism's hereditary information.
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Questions involving the study of sex and reproduction, mating systems, sexuality, sex determination, gender, the evolution of sex, and other topics in the context of sex.
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The organelle in eukaryotes where the main stages of respiration occur.
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Questions relating to the binding of proteins to each other and other molecules.