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Jun
30
comment What is it that creates that wonderful smell after a fresh rain?
The Wikipedia article on Petrichor mentions geosmin, and indicates it is a compound different than petrichor.
Jun
22
comment Are human chromosomes connected or separate molecules?
@canadianer, Remi.b,: edited to reflect what you pointed out.
Jun
22
revised Are human chromosomes connected or separate molecules?
correct to say molecule pair while trying to keep things simple
Jun
22
revised Are human chromosomes connected or separate molecules?
fix supercoil link
Jun
16
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Jun
16
reviewed Approve What kind of bird species is this?
Jun
10
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
10
answered Do I not have any alleles from my mom's mom & my dad's dad?
Jun
8
awarded  Caucus
Jun
3
revised Are there eukaryotes with fully working mitochondria but without mitochondrial genes?
improve title, body (as per original intent, I believe)
Jun
3
revised What is the distinction between the terms detrivores, decomposers, saprotrophs and saprozoic organisms?
headline typo, add tag
Jun
3
suggested approved edit on What is the distinction between the terms detrivores, decomposers, saprotrophs and saprozoic organisms?
Jun
3
suggested approved edit on Are there eukaryotes with fully working mitochondria but without mitochondrial genes?
Jun
1
answered Vegetable Cellulose
May
28
comment What is “theae folium”?
Camellia sinensis is the botanical name for the plant whose leaves are used for the beverage commonly known as tea in English (green tea, black tea, etc.). The plant of course has a flower in the normal course of its growth (as well as leaves, seeds, roots, etc.)
May
17
comment Inoculation vs. vaccination
Interestingly, the word vaccination is derived from vacca, the Latin word for cow.
Apr
30
comment Synteny, genetics?
What do you mean by "the same genes of order"? Did you mean something like "the same genes, in the same order,"?
Apr
29
reviewed Reject What is the developmental basis of the placental sac?
Apr
26
reviewed Reject How accurate does the alignment of molecules in DNA have to be?
Apr
24
revised Why do some proteins “use” a beta barrel structure instead of alpha helices in transmembrane space?
add missing word "diameters"