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How to grow a Spirulina biofilm on a carbon/graphite cylindrical cathode

I am trying to grow a spirulina biofilm on my cathode for a fuel cell but it doesn't seem to be sticking to the cathode. I have a culture of spirulina and I've submerged a few cathodes in it to try ...
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How many calories does an adult male goat need per day? [closed]

If I might be more specific, I'm interested in the calorie intake of a packgoat. But I'm happy with just some calories necessary for a general goat, so long as its estimated body weight is also given. ...
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How do animals avoid the problem of inbreeding?

In humans, there are various cultural rules to avoid inbreeding (to the level of paternal cousins, nieces/nephews and uncles/aunts etc) How do animals such as dogs avoid the problem of inbreeding? ...
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Do animals get sick with hemorrhoids?

Do animals get sick with hemorrhoids ? And why Humans are most affected of it ? Is it because the gravity center of Humans is sittuated in the anal ?
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Is it painful for the hen to lay eggs?

My little son just asked me this question. His mother used to complain about the excruciating pain she suffered when she gave birth to him. He is a compassionate kid and wonders whether the hen goes ...
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Overcoming Inbreeding Depression

When inbreeding depression occurs, a genetically unrelated individual is mated with the animal to introduce genetic variability and remove homozygosity. In this case either outbreeding or ...
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How to know the gestation time of pregnant mice?

In lab mice I wish to establish how many weeks my animals are into their pregnancy. Is there some way?