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comment Can an organism exist as a single cell but come together as multi-cellular during certain times?
Fun fact : Slime molds have been used by artists to make some really great works ! I remember seeing a TED talk on it.
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comment RNAi in nematode resistant plants
@wysiwyg Thanks ! How are active RNA transporters evolutionarily advantageous ?
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comment RNAi in nematode resistant plants
@wysiwyg thanks. Pls see my comments on Ilan's answer.
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comment RNAi in nematode resistant plants
Why does it feed on it ? Even if it does, won't the RNAases in its digestive system break down the RNA ?
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comment Why does the chance of having a baby with Down's syndrome increase with the age of the mother?
@AliceD Thanks :) Will be careful next time.
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comment Why are our bodies created to itch when histamine is released by our immune systems?
I guess itching, just like pain, is a signal to the organism that some part is injured.
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revised Can a fungus become resistant to a chemical such as Potassium Permanganate?
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comment best book for a comprehensive introduction to biology for a computer science graduate interested in undertaking research in bioinformatics
Molecular biology of the cell is a really nice book..
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comment Why don't phospholipid bilayers dissolve?
Why do you say that hydrophobic interaction is a pseudo force ? Pseudo force has a very different meaning in physics.
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comment Doing a medical study on yourself?
@rover eye I agree. Doing experiment on one individual does not prove anything. But it amuses me to see to what length scientists can go to prove themselves :)
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