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comment Do animals commit suicide?
possible duplicate of Is there any documented evidence for suicide among vertebrates other than humans?
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comment What is the reason our body stops producing collagen/elastin?
Do you have a citation or source that asserts that elastin and collagen production cease?
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reviewed Edit About the small intestine's Vitamin K absorption and large intestine's Vitamin K absorption
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revised About the small intestine's Vitamin K absorption and large intestine's Vitamin K absorption
Grammar, spelling
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comment Efficient algorithm to calculate various population divergence statistics
Have you looked at BioPython? Specifically the Genepop module (biopython.org/wiki/PopGen_Genepop) looks useful. If you've already got some Python experience, it might be the fastest way to get started.
Jun
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reviewed Leave Open New GO terms after TopGO enrichment?
Jun
29
reviewed Leave Open Does our heart stop when we sneeze?
Jun
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reviewed Close Why is wind cold for humans?
Jun
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reviewed Close Immortality Gene? Really?
Jun
26
reviewed Close How nerves interact with other cells?
Jun
26
comment Why does human hair grow over our eyes
@MattDMo Apologies. I read a non-existant "not" in there.
Jun
25
reviewed Close If one endures the same form pain over a long period of time, would the pain begin to lose intensity?
Jun
24
comment If dinosaurs could have feathers, would they still be reptiles?
You say "Some dinosaurs actually had feathers". I'd go further and say that every taxon that we know of that has or had feathers is a dinosaur.
Jun
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revised If dinosaurs could have feathers, would they still be reptiles?
Capitalizing species names
Jun
23
comment Is there a name for this phenomenon described in “Phylogenies and the Comparative Method”?
@AliceD The axes are arbitrary. X and Y don't matter, nor do their units. The point is to show that the apparent moderate positive correlation between X and Y in the upper figure masks underlying structure. When you separate by 2 monophyletic clades (boxes and Xs), there is clear separation and within groups there isn't any correlation.
Jun
23
answered Is there a name for this phenomenon described in “Phylogenies and the Comparative Method”?
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reviewed No Action Needed Breeding laboratory mice with cancer; how does this work?
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19
comment If dinosaurs could have feathers, would they still be reptiles?
@jamessqf Birds are reptiles as are dinosaurs. biology.stackexchange.com/questions/17546/…
Jun
18
comment What does the hominin phylogenetic tree look like?
No, it's fine as is. The tree is the tree and is (very likely) technically correct. It's just that the devil is in the details. I'm sure the bottom tree is equally poorly supported.