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The basic unit of heredity which encodes for some function RNA or protein product.
Questions about the biological function and structure of the human eye.
The process that produces a complementary strand of RNA from a section of DNA or (rarely) other RNA.
The study of the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data.
a field of biology which utilizes biological systems like microorganisms to produce valuable products, such as biofuels, drugs, and vaccines.
Organs that play a role in digestion and/or absorption of nutrients: breaking down of food into smaller components that can be absorbed and used as for sources of energy, cellular/tissue building bloc…
The scientific study of short- and long-term changes in the size and age composition of populations and the processes driving these changes.
Tag for questions regarding the circulation of blood through out the organism and issues that may arise from dysfunction of systemic circulation.
The biological process characterized by reversible unconsciousness, unresponsiveness to external stimuli and motor passivity.
The study of the development of an embryo from fertilisation through to description as a foetus.
a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Virology is the study of viruses.
The branch of biology, chemistry, and medicine concerned with the study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms.
The study of organisms that dwell in the ocean or brackish waters.
Common classification for perennial plants with woody, elongated stems.
The medical specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of disease involving the central, peripheral, and autonomic nervous systems, including their coverings, blood vessels, and…
The study of evolutionary mechanisms in operation at the molecular scale, primarily DNA, RNA, and proteins.
Questions relating to requests for basic reference materials on a broad area of study.
The study of the electrical properties of biological cells and tissues.
systematically classify biological information, entities, processes, but also subfields of biology.
organic acids with an amino group in the alpha position (alpha-acids). They are the structural units of proteins and involved in many biochemical pathways.
the scientific study of spiders and related animals such as scorpions, pseudoscorpions, harvestmen, collectively called arachnids. It can include the study of ticks and mites which is s…
The technique of using microscopes to view objects that are otherwise too small to be easily seen by the naked eye.
Questions on how to plan an experiment to gain the best results. Also suitable for questions on why other researchers followed a certain procedure.
The exchange of gases across organs that facilitate transport of the gases to and from the cells of the organism.
The organelle in eukaryotes where the main stages of respiration occur.
The 3-dimensional organisation of amino acids in a protein, specifically including the secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures.
Analysis of DNA, RNA or protein (amino acid) sequences. Here sequences are compared so analyze similarities and conserved regions. Sequence analysis is usually done by specialized software.
for general questions related directly or indirectly to the vertebrate immune system, but are not questions directly related to Immunology, the discipline of the study of the immune system…
dealing with the processing of the senses, including the traditional senses vision, hearing, taste, smell and touch, but also sense experiences such as vestibular and pain. It typically i…