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Jun
8
revised Does the word “polymorphism” refer to the gene, the phenotype, or both?
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Jun
8
comment What part of food gives the blood red color?
@user132314 yep, that's pretty much it :)
Jun
8
comment Why are we using upper teeth and lower lip on labiodental sounds?
I'd imagine I'm not the only one who just said their saying it to see if you're right. It could be something to do with the bottom teeth being set behind the top ones I suppose, you have to use energy to pull your bottom jaw forward if you're doing it the other way. Really interesting though xD
Jun
8
answered What part of food gives the blood red color?
Jun
7
revised Why are (some) cats attracted by bleach?
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Jun
7
reviewed Reject human-ear tag wiki
Jun
7
reviewed Approve hearing tag wiki excerpt
Jun
7
revised human-ear wiki excerpt
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Jun
5
revised How quickly do estrogens break down in the environment?
Please use DOI links wherever possible: http://meta.biology.stackexchange.com/questions/276/how-to-link-to-scientific-articles-on-biology-se
Jun
5
comment Does caffeine increase the speed at which sperm travels?
Ah it was that question I was trying to find earlier xD
Jun
5
comment Does caffeine increase the speed at which sperm travels?
This answer suggests that the "extra boost" could be due to all Y sperm being lighter and therefore perhaps faster than X sperm - regardless of caffeine consumption.
Jun
3
awarded  Revival
Jun
2
comment Energy use by muscles, actual work done by muscles and more
Looking at the answers for question one it's hard to think of any other meaningful way to do it other than recording the energy released when burnt, any other measure would hardly be standardised between people.
Jun
2
revised Is there a gene that starts meiosis 2?
Improved grammar
Jun
1
comment How do I save a coffee damaged wasp?
Unfortunately this has gathered quite a few close votes for being off topic (presumably due to veterinary medicine advice being out of scope) and one rather mean 'Too Localised' (:P) - the poor wasp may have passed out of this world before we'd drafted a rescue plan - sorry :-)
Jun
1
comment What biological systems are affected by Vitamin B6 (or B vitamins in general)?
More related to this question but long term exposure/abuse of laughing gas is linked to severe B6 deficiency.
Jun
1
revised Modularity of transcription factors
Updated link to use DOI - http://meta.biology.stackexchange.com/a/277/69
Jun
1
revised Is there such thing as Animal non-verbal body language?
Fixed formatting as bold doesn't stretch between paragraphs
May
31
revised Is there a Reverse Transcription optimization for long, 9kb, transcripts?
Edited in "oops, I'm dumb. Ignore the template swapping thing in the RT" rather than appending and removed signature
May
31
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