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I am currently working towards a PhD in microbial genetics. Before that I spent a bit over a decade working as a programmer, with most of that time spent writing computer games. I have degrees in Mathematics (MMath), Life Sciences (BSc) and Molecular Genetics (MSc).


Mar
10
answered Reasons why living fossils exist?
Mar
4
answered Does DNA have the equivalent of IF-statements, WHILE loops, or function calls? How about GOTO?
Dec
9
answered Long term storage of agarose-ethidium bromide gels that have already been cast
Dec
2
answered Why only female mammals have well developed mammary glands?
Dec
1
answered Simple Mendelian Genetics Question
Nov
19
answered Why does sex last so long?
Oct
31
asked When writing about past research should I use the species name they employed or the modern version?
Sep
22
answered How many humans have been in my lineage? Is it almost the same for every human currently living?
Sep
2
answered Collective name for the X- and Z-chromosomes
Aug
12
answered Why is oxygen needed for the electron transfer phosphorylation?
Jul
29
answered “Same” DNA vs genes
Jul
23
answered Dark veil when getting up too fast
Jul
14
answered Which phylum appeared most recently
May
23
answered What is the evolutionary reason behind human preference for salty foods?
Apr
1
answered Was the mitochondrion or chloroplast first?
Mar
31
answered Effect on fitness of mutations
Mar
31
answered Dominance/recessivity of new mutations
Mar
25
answered Do any organisms recycle their own waste internally?
Mar
15
answered If DNA has a half life of about 500 years, how can old seeds be planted?
Jan
11
answered Do humans have enough biological differences to be grouped into races or subspecies?