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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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reviewed No Action Needed Why do dogs try to cover their poop?
Aug
26
revised can a bacterial protease inhibitor cocktail be used for Western Blotting involving HUVEC cells and HT-29 adenocarcinoma cells?
don't add contact info
Aug
26
reviewed Close Are there any species which can live off rocket fuel and cosmic radiation?
Aug
26
reviewed Leave Closed What are the dimensions in angstrom of bacteria?
Aug
26
reviewed Leave Closed Global Acidification or Warming
Aug
26
reviewed Reopen Is there any evidence that soft tissue can be preserved for 65m+ years and if not what hypotheses exist to explain it?
Aug
24
answered How much are phase-contrast and dark-field microscopy used in biological research?
Aug
22
comment What is an Ihh-/- mouse?
@DevashishDas it's generally +/- for hets
Aug
22
revised What is a protective epitope?
edited tags
Aug
14
comment Do human anal glands have any function?
my anal glands produce a distinct scent...
Aug
13
comment DNA extraction from agarose gel
But, how will Qiagen make money if people know how to do this?
Aug
12
reviewed Leave Closed Does CPH4 exists?
Aug
11
answered Why extract DNA from certain white blood cells instead of whole blood?
Aug
8
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
6
comment Dataset of microscopic images before and after staining?
There should be very minimal processing for scientific images - otherwise you are not looking at true results.
Aug
6
comment Dataset of microscopic images before and after staining?
What do you mean, "before and after staining"? An image taken before staining won't show anything...
Aug
1
revised naturally occuring fatty acids
added 8 characters in body
Jul
29
comment Teens concerned about impregnation through clothes
@caseyr547 The point of my answer is that it is realistic. The overall likelihood is low, just as the chances of getting pregnant during any one typical vaginal sex session are, but there is a nonzero chance that it could happen, and there are several factors that affect that, as I described. I'm trying to stress that if you are going to engage in this behavior, then you need to protect yourself as much as possible. I'm also trying to dispel myths. The fewer unwanted teen pregnancies in this world, the better, and the fewer STDs the better. Calling this a bad answer is counterproductive.
Jul
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comment Teens concerned about impregnation through clothes
@caseyr547 could you at least explain why this is a bad answer? Comparing an answer based on scientific and medical facts to a TV show is not an answer.
Jul
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comment Teens concerned about impregnation through clothes
@TheNotMe in regards to your second comment, yes, I think getting pregnant via "dry humping" is realistically possible. It's not very likely, as compared to unprotected vaginal intercourse, but it is definitely possible. However, like I said in my previous comment, condom use will significantly reduce the risk.