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Dec
10
comment fastq-dump using mkfifo to stream data
Can you give an example of the kind of piping you are trying to do? Frequently I just try something like bin1 infile | bin2 - and see what happens.
Dec
10
reviewed No Action Needed fastq-dump using mkfifo to stream data
Dec
10
comment Long-term effects of antihistamines on mind and CNS
@GriffinEvo cogsci says it's off topic there too because of the personal medical orientation. I think it would be fine here or there (1) as separate questions and (2) as more general scientific questions as opposed to personal experience.
Dec
5
comment How do you accurately measure anguiliform (eel) locomotion?
Can you elaborate on why PIV is inadequate for studying anguilliform swimmers?
Dec
3
revised Spinal cord injury bypass
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Nov
29
revised Henrietta Lacks and HeLa cells
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Nov
24
awarded  Pundit
Nov
23
reviewed Close Bird identification
Nov
22
revised What is possibly wrong in my gel electrophoresis when I didn't see bands of DNA ladder on gel?
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Nov
22
awarded  Enlightened
Nov
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
20
reviewed Approve Why are there no tree-like plants that grow in lakes?
Nov
19
comment What are some difficulties animals had to overcome to reproduce on land?
Are you thinking of vertebrates specifically? Or animals more generally (including insects, mollusks, etc.)?
Nov
16
comment How to determine externally that a whale is a mammal?
@JeremyKemball Only milk and hairs make them mammals. Warm-blooded and live birth are present outside of mammals.
Nov
16
comment What proportion of salt in water would make it not dehydrate nor hydrate someone?
You are looking for physiological saline which is isotonic to most tissues. It is about 0.9% w/v, which equates to ~9g NaCl per liter water.
Nov
16
comment Why do mammalian red blood cells lack a nucleus?
The relationship between carrying more oxygen per cell and surface area does not follow logically to me. Enucleation will lead to increased surface area per unit volume, which will relatively increase the area for transport across the membrane. But aside from increasing Hb content or concentration, that won't lead to more oxygen carrying capacity.
Nov
11
revised human immune system
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Nov
8
reviewed No Action Needed Can cracking fingers cause Arthritis?
Nov
8
reviewed Approve Question about what the liver does NOT do
Nov
8
comment A subtle test for color-blindness
This question appears to be off-topic because it has been posted to CogSci.