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asked Do endosymbiotic organelles have Latin classification?
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asked If oxygen is such a good energy source, why do plants release it?
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comment Horizontal gene transfer from humans
Is this only about organelle genes?
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comment Are there any biological obstacles prohibiting lighter-than-air organisms?
@Ro Siv what's the purpose of air sacs filled with normal air? It only worsens aerodynamics.
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asked Are there any biological obstacles prohibiting lighter-than-air organisms?
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comment Why does radiation sickness cause hair to fall out?
Any link at hair loss? I doubt it. Hair loss may be due to chemoterapy if the affected persons contracted cancer or leukemia.
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comment Does melanin protect humans from gamma radiation?
This is exactly what I was basing my question on.
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comment Does melanin protect humans from gamma radiation?
@AMR the Chernobyl radiation during the fire was orders of magnitude greater than what the fungi can utilize (which is some 500 times the norm).
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comment Does melanin protect humans from gamma radiation?
@AMR it protects from UV, any hint that it would not work against gamma?
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comment Does melanin protect humans from gamma radiation?
@AMR the fungi use gamma-ray energy as energy source for growth. The growth in fungi is not because of mutations but because it is such a biological mechanism to utilize energy from environment.
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