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comment Genetic linkage greater than 50 centimorgans
Yes, that's exactly what I would be suggesting to include in the answer :)
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comment Follow-up to The Red Queen by Matt Ridley?
This question is unfortunately too broad. Nobody is going to read the whole and search every single subject to see if there is need for updates.
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comment Genetic linkage greater than 50 centimorgans
Now that we know what this 68 does NOT mean. Can you explain what it means and how to interpret it?
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comment When your gut fauna is being created, does it evolve from existing external fauna or change population as external fauna arrives
You might have a chance to reopen the question if you get rid of the term epigenetics. Btw, you probably want to check what epigenetics is (you might need to investigate a little more in molecular genetics in order to fully appreciate what epigenetics is though).
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comment When your gut fauna is being created, does it evolve from existing external fauna or change population as external fauna arrives
Ok. One last thing. Healthy state of what? The survival of the lineage of bacteria of the human carrying these bacterias?
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comment When your gut fauna is being created, does it evolve from existing external fauna or change population as external fauna arrives
Welcome to Biology.SE. It is unclear to me how the term epigenetics in the title relate to your question in the post?
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comment Difference between genetic adaptability and micro evolution?
The term genetic adaptability sounds very wrong. adaptation is a very common concept in evolutionary biology but not so much adaptability. An adaptation is necessarily "genetic" and therefore even the term genetic adaptation sounds a little bit like a repetiton.
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comment Difference between genetic adaptability and micro evolution?
You should add the whole question (including the multiple choices) in your post and show your effort to answer the question (otherwise it might get closed as homework question).
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comment Is there an acceptable term for 'male fox' other than 'dog'?
It seems that we agree that there are no other terms within the realm ob biology. Would Academia.SE or English.SE be a better for this question then?
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comment What is the definition of a mutation?
I have a hard time to think of any case where one could hesitate between using the term mutation or variation as one refer to either an event or an allele and the other refers to the existence of polymorphism.
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comment Good pipetting technique?
Welcome to Biology.SE. You should try to give more info about the moment at which you realize you did not piped exactly one microlitre. Do you see directly in the pipette that you did not pipette 1 microlitre. Or do you sometimes have some leftover in the pipette and sometimes not. Do you think the pipette you are using might be in cause?
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comment Sexing fish from a tissue sample
Depending on the number of fish, sending tissue to sequencing might be cheaper than buying a microscope. But it only works if the species is 100% GSD (genetic sex determination) and this depend on the species (won't work for clownfish for example). Also karyotyping might be a solution for GSD that have sex chromosomes which also depend on the species. The feasibility of a non-lethal visual inspection (with or without a microscope) depends on the species. So really....**it depends on the species**
Feb
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comment How should one interpret heritability? Is it related to $R^2$?
Yes it is a bio thing! For a parent-offspring regression, only sampling error could cause slope to be higher than 1. In the whole population the slope is bounded between 0 and 1. We will have to delete all these comments once you've edited your post.
Feb
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comment How should one interpret heritability? Is it related to $R^2$?
Yes from the left. You should not have a slope steeper than 1 and it makes no sense to have a correlation coefficient greater than 1. You seem to describe the dynamic of a system (especially when seeing to hypothesize cyclic behaviour) though and I don't get it.
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comment How should one interpret heritability? Is it related to $R^2$?
What do you mean "approaching 1 through values from the left"? If you agree that the question should be closed, you should probably just delete it (or vote to close as duplicate).