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Feb
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reviewed Leave Open Superhuman eyesight
Feb
18
reviewed Leave Open Can DNA & RNA be considered as nature's programming language?
Feb
18
reviewed Reopen How close to Earth's core can organisms live?
Feb
18
reviewed Leave Open What creates the feeling of 'excess' blood pressure to an area of the body?
Feb
18
reviewed Leave Open What is the expected number of children that need to be born for every possible point mutation to occur once?
Feb
16
reviewed Leave Open How much of what we eat ends up in the toilet?
Feb
16
reviewed Approve Why can white hairs get dark again?
Feb
10
reviewed Leave Open Why can't there be fructification of mycelium in submerged culture?
Feb
9
comment What are senescent cells doing in our bodies?
Voted to re-open. Although there are some misconceptions here this question is well within the realms of an overview answer of our current knowledge, in my opinion.
Feb
4
comment All UniprotIDs of a cancer pathway
@terdon good point about child terms being included as well in GO terms - I have voted up your answer as it seems more appropriate in this context!
Feb
4
comment What is it about the housekeeping genes that makes them almost immune to gene regulation?
Great answer - common misconception that "house keeping genes" are consistent in expression when used as reference genes. It is common practise to include several reference genes in many experiments and to confirm empirically that they do not vary between your samples.
Feb
4
answered All UniprotIDs of a cancer pathway
Feb
4
reviewed Leave Open How to set threshold in ImageJ for quantifying relative fluorescence?
Feb
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answered What evolutionary advantages are provided by ovoviviparity?
Feb
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reviewed Leave Open How do cats survive falling from great heights?
Feb
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reviewed Close How can I isolate live Wolbachia endosymbionts from Drosophila
Feb
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reviewed Leave Open How to retrieve full gene names list and Entrez gene IDs and other annotation information from HUGO gene name list (in R or any)?
Feb
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reviewed No Action Needed What senses are active while sleeping?
Jan
30
comment Are codons that map to the same amino acids interchangeable?
Nice answer - I was considering posting another but it would be better if you just added this as another bullet point, as it is not mutually exclusive to your suggestions; this paper describes translational pausing of different lengths for different codons, even for the same amino acid, which affects protein 3D structure as well - so it would appear that codons in the DNA have another layer of information beyond that of simply saying which amino acid to add to the protein next!
Jan
29
comment What is the biological age of grafted plants?
I have answered a related but not identical question previously "Do trees age on a microscopic level?": biology.stackexchange.com/questions/2055