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Medical student in the United Kingdom, having previously studied Biology at A-Level. I spend a good deal of my time volunteering with St John Ambulance, which I find fantastically rewarding and when I'm not writing essays I'm handling flags here on Bio.SE.


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comment Why doesn't Diabetes cause death by starvation?
Diabetes before the advent of insulin therapy
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revised Does a non-extinct gliding species of bird exist?
Indicated direct quote properly
Jul
25
revised Why does a housecat (or other predator) play with it's food before killing and eating it? Does it make the food taste better?
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Jul
24
comment What causes morning wood?
Question discussed in comments has been asked: biology.stackexchange.com/questions/19915/…
Jul
24
revised Why does chewing enrage me?
added 19 characters in body
Jul
23
comment Dark veil when getting up too fast
If your interest is academic then you may wish to look further into orthostatic hypotension. I don't know why this causes visual disturbances however.
Jul
23
comment Why does chewing enrage me?
Please try to use quotes to support your answer rather than form it in its entirety
Jul
23
revised Why does ant queen keep the eggs out of her hive?
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Jul
23
answered Effect of testosterone hormone on cell signalling and behaviour?
Jul
23
comment Are human infants inherently frightened by anything?
Loud noises are something that infants of any age certainly are not fond of?
Jul
23
awarded  Revival
Jul
23
comment Should pasteurised milk go bitter instead of sour when it is close to its expiration date?
Could you explain the difference between sour and bitter?
Jul
23
comment Cause of secondary symptoms of common cold
The shoulder pain is likely to be referred along the phrenic nerve from your diaphragm as a result of it becoming fatigued during extended periods of coughing rather than a cellular cause
Jul
23
answered People say the cardiac cycle depends on blood pressure? How so?
Jul
22
comment Metawatt database setup
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about bioinformatics without a biological basis
Jul
22
comment Why does chewing enrage me?
Without first finding a documented precedent for this affecting other people your question isn't really answerable
Jul
14
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Which phylum appeared most recently
Jul
14
revised Are common eye defects inherited?
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Jul
11
comment Are there any cases of observed extreme speciation
Hi @randomblink. Please note that your question was put on hold by the community and up till now has had no moderator intervention. Privileges are earned by the amount of reputation a user has on the site, which is a indicator of how trusted that user is. In this this way, it is the community that determines the scope of the site. I can see that you have made efforts to improve your question to get it out of the hold - can I ask why the first question linked to would not be a duplicate before I vote to reopen? At a glance it seems to provide you with an answer.
Jul
8
revised What does the term 'modified residue position' in phosphorylation mean?
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