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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.


May
8
revised Primary function of the enzyme lipoprotein lipase
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May
8
revised List of species recently found of economic value
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May
6
revised How long do your eyes need to adapt to darkness and reach full contrast?
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May
6
revised Could hydrogen replace oxygen in cellular respiration?
Added subscripts
May
5
revised Is it true that newborn babies don't produce tears while crying? Why?
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May
5
revised How does “be altruist to those who are similar to you” evolve?
Removed non question relevant introduction - great first answer though xD
May
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on
May
4
revised How fast does the rotor in ATP synthase spin?
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May
3
asked Why is the Patellar reflex not triggered when the tendon is extended slowly?
May
3
revised Could we transmit smells electronically?
added 1 characters in body; edited title
May
3
comment Is there an evolutionary advantage to crying when sad?
Purely anecdotally it stirs empathy in peers so could lead to protection from other members of the group when an individual is vulnerable.
May
2
revised Why does looking at bright light trigger sneezing in some people?
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May
2
asked In which order did the cells of the immune system evolve?
Apr
28
revised Why do the brains of cocaine-users shrink faster than the brains of non-cocaine users?
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Apr
27
revised Relationship between our microbiome and personalized nutrition
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Apr
26
comment How many genes do we share with our mother?
glad the mitochondria got mentioned :)
Apr
26
revised From inflammation to sickness and depression: when the immune system subjugates the brain
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Apr
25
revised Solution based measurement of Solvent-Accessible Surface Area of macromolecules
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Apr
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on
Apr
22
comment Can someone identify this bird?
Took me a ridiculous amount of time to locate the bird in the picture :L