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Is the biomass decreasing?

Is the overall biomass decreasing over time, and if yes, has that trend started within the last say $200$ years (about when industrialization started)? EDIT. Let me add some of my own attempts to ...
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Are sulfates or nitrates common ions in biochemistry (specifically of the body)?

It's a rather broad question but something I'm curious about. I know sulfates tend to be very soluble ions and so don't know nitrates. I also know that phosphates are extremely common in ...
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Does the testicle's temperature increases with the body temperature during a high fever?

The testes is the male sexual organ. It is positioned outside the abdomen along with the scrotum. I would like to know if its temperature is independent from the body temperature due to its location.
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Organ secretions

If an animal secrets an enzyme from an organ that is entirely dedicated for the same secretion, can one or cannot one just use the gene coding for that protein to obtain the protein in vitro. How much ...