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Long-time OSS user/admin, intermediate coder - I heart . Master of Science in Molecular Medicine, many years' experience in biotech working with antibodies and cell-based assays. Science and computer geek. Dad.


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comment Absorption of foreign bodies through the alveoli
@fileunderwater's comments were not meant to be abrasive, they were merely stating site policy. If you're new to Biology.SE, and especially if you're new to Stack Exchange sites in general, please take the tour and read through the help center.
19h
comment adaptive and innate immunity
@inf3rno the line between innate and adaptive immunity has been blurring for years - a lot of times, it's just the terminalogy people use
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reviewed Reviewed Shortest strings not present in the human genome
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answered HIV and effectiveness of inhibitor cocktail over single inhibitor
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on HIV and effectiveness of inhibitor cocktail over single inhibitor
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reviewed Leave Closed Accelerated tree growth
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comment Why do fungi need water?
Homework questions are off-topic on Biology.SE unless you have shown your attempt at an answer, and give a specific, concrete description of where exactly you're stuck. We are not here to do your homework for you, but we can help if you have specific questions. As it stands now, your question is far too broad.
Oct
18
comment MRI with lots of white matter.
Why are you asking? Personal medical questions are off-topic for Biology.SE, as we cannot safely provide medical advice.
Oct
18
comment Nystagmus drug FDA approval?
googling for the drug name will tell you if it's available. Based on my 4 seconds of research, the first two are.
Oct
17
comment When we vomit how are the contents transferred to stomach/esophagus?
Blood cannot be detoxified by vomiting - that's the job of the liver and kidneys. There is no "reverse transport" from bloodstream to stomach - it all goes the other way. Vomiting mainly serves to remove irritants from the stomach.
Oct
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reviewed No Action Needed Where do migratory birds go when it rains?
Oct
16
reviewed Close How are the Golgi Apparatus, Endoplasmic Reticulum, and Vesicle related
Oct
16
comment Questions related to immunity
As I (and likely others) have suggested to you in the past, please find an introduction to immunology textbook, and read it. Many of the questions you ask here are very basic topics in the field, and you should be trying to educate yourself instead of asking others to do the explaining for you. If possible, sign up for an immunology class at your local college/university, or look for lectures online.
Oct
16
revised Why don't mammals have more than 4 limbs?
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reviewed No Action Needed What (if anything) about tuberculosis makes producing a highly effective vaccine difficult?
Oct
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reviewed Edit and Reopen Are memories lateralized?
Oct
16
revised Are memories lateralized?
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reviewed Close about diffusion equation
Oct
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reviewed No Action Needed Why is it better to drink room temperature water instead of cold water?
Oct
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reviewed No Action Needed How easy is it to detect most vitamins' concentration from a handheld device?