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Research astrophysicist. Particularly interested in astrobiology, paleobiology, extremophiles, origin of life studies and studies of ageing. Working toward a biochemistry degree when I have time.


Dec
27
asked Why do we age? or Do we have a theory of senescence?
Dec
27
comment Is there evidence that some non-human species perform sexual selection based primarily on intelligence? How do they do this?
Super question.
Dec
26
comment What is the most difficult feature to explain evolutionarily?
@Tyler try suggesting a way to improve this question. It is always valid to question even if it is the paradigm.
Dec
23
revised What is the most difficult feature to explain evolutionarily?
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Dec
23
answered What is the most difficult feature to explain evolutionarily?
Dec
23
comment What is the Giemsa staining of chromosomes?
I suggest you explain downvote.
Dec
23
comment How do biological communities at deep-ocean hydrothermal vents migrate between vents?
+1 Thanks for the reference. Will investigate further.
Dec
22
comment Do plants produce any heat?
This is interesting @Amy. Why do you say that the exact purpose of AOX is unclear? Do you mean it is unclear what AOX does, or it is unclear why it does it?
Dec
21
answered Defining paper(s) in epigenetics
Dec
21
awarded  Beta
Dec
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
20
comment How many people's DNA were involved in the compilation of the reference human genome?
@Jonas Will do :)
Dec
20
answered Are single-celled organisms capable of learning?
Dec
20
comment How many people's DNA were involved in the compilation of the reference human genome?
I don't understand the point of this thread. The question was asked, and the accepted answer is just lifted from wikipedia. Why not just look in wikipedia in the first place? Is this the purpose of SE?
Dec
19
comment How are the boundaries of a gene determined?
What does the "basic" tag refer to?
Dec
19
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
18
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
18
awarded  Scholar
Dec
18
accepted Is there any convincing evidence for the existence of nanobacteria?
Dec
17
asked Is telomere length a reliable measure of health/lifespan?