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Feb
13
comment Analytical skill: Identify possible predator from grotesque collection of desiccated animal carcasses
@ChinmayKanchi Added a photograph of the mongoose carcass.
Feb
4
comment Analytical skill: Identify possible predator from grotesque collection of desiccated animal carcasses
@ChinmayKanchi Hardly likely - by dislodged tiles I mean tiles had fallen in at one corner leaving the false ceiling open to sky there. Nothing by way of scat distinguishable with easily a half-century of dust & debris lying coming in. I'll try to get a photograph of the mongoose though ...
Aug
18
comment How come that we “feel” it when someone's watching us
This may be a better fit on the Cognitive Sciences SE [cogsci.stackexchange.com]
Aug
17
comment Are there any studies on the fertility levels of humans/mammals as a function of their stay at Antarctica?
Agreed on your final remark. A study would still be atleast partially relevant with the ATS coming up for renewal in a decade or so ...
Jul
20
comment In what animal species is the sex ratio skewed in favour of the fertile female?
@Oreotrephes: Yep. Thanks. Just updated the title
Jul
15
comment Are human eyes equally sensitive to AC, and DC lamps?
@WYSIWYG: The link to the other post was helpful. ty (+:
Mar
28
comment Expanding the SETI initiative to seek intelligent data within DNA sequences?
+1: I had the idea about DNA as database too, but it didn't occur to me to marry that thought with distributed computing initiatives! Well done!
Mar
6
comment Is there any evolutionary/physiological advantage to multi-lateral symmetry?
@Kevin: Thank you. The question you found is very similar; it didn't appear in my search for 'symmetry' 'physiology' when i looked - hence this question posted.
Mar
5
comment What chemicals can be detected from one's sweat?
@Polynomial: Just the kind of answer I hoped to have. If you would post it as an answer I can atleast acknowledge the effort.
Dec
17
comment Why does the cold make us sick?
The virus may also come from prolonged exposure to rain. I would argue (unfortunately without substantiation) that it is the core body temperature, or the temperature differential that is the factor.
Dec
14
comment Does the DNA sequence of a butterfly match that of the caterpillar it used to be?
Forgive me, but would it be possible for you to elaborate on 'pre-transcriptional' ?
Dec
10
comment Does the DNA sequence of a butterfly match that of the caterpillar it used to be?
@AlanBoyd: DNA Sequence is probably what I had in mind. That thing the Ministry of Law use to definitely identify a person...
Dec
6
comment Can a human smell through the ears?
TY, clear, and to the point. p.s. I'm doomed )+:
Dec
6
comment Can a human smell through the ears?
@Shep: The latter; sometimes when i put drops in me ears, i get this weird taste too ...
Nov
26
comment Is a minimum size/complexity necessary for an organism to exhibit territoriality?
This is pretty cool; I've +1'ed it for now. If another answer doesn't come through in a day let me then flag this as correct.
Nov
24
comment Would exposure to a strong magnetic field have deleterious effect on the human?
@MadScientist: Thanks, the question is updated to be more to-the-point now
Nov
12
comment Is there a timeline for the frequency of evolution of any species?
If not X, then it's most probable derivative. Homo Habilis, Homo Rudolfensis ... so on.
Nov
12
comment How does one maintain balance sleepwalking?
@AlexStone: Agreed. But the floor is not a plain surface. There're various pieces of furniture on it. Perhaps even a step between one room, and another
Nov
7
comment Fish “coming back to life” after being frozen
Off-topic, I would ask you to take a gander at this little article foxnews.com/scitech/2012/02/21/… The article does not mention how the flower was resurrected though ...
Nov
5
comment What difference does it make in the organism's physiology/metabolism whether oxygen binds reversibly or not?
Curious: If haemocyanin were to replace haemoglobin in a human body, would the person survive?