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How do we know that our genetic similarities to other species is actually due to common ancestry?

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120-year-old gene regulation problem independently solved by a computer. How?

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Are humans capable of both anaerobic respiration, and lactic acid fermentation?

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If red blood cells have no mitochondria how are they able to metabolize glucose?

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Can any enzyme be produced?

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How is vitamin B12 stored in the body although it is water-soluble?

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Is palmitic acid really that dangerous?

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How does membrane potential vary between intraceullar membranes and the cellular membrane?

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Why are the human knees and elbows bent in an opposite direction

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Why do animals have more heavy nitrogen and carbon than plants?

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How are colors outside the standard RGB color scheme perceived?

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Confusion on polarity and hydrophobicity of Proline, Tyrosine and Cysteine?

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Why can't we use plasmids to add genes to ourselves?

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Are trees the only source of large amounts of oxygen?

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Energy released during the production of ATP?

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How is AMP "recharged" to become ATP in a cell?

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In a tumor, why hypoxic regions have access to glucose?

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Are there any primary structure sequences that strongly suggest b-sheet or alpha helix?

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How do stem cells produce 200 billion new blood cells every day? Does 1 stem cell division result in production of just 1 blood cell or many?

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Does the formation of water inside the mitochondrial matrix help contribute to the proton gradient during the electron transport chain?

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Explain a gene network to a first year undergrad

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How is a substance classified as a vitamin?

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Cancer biology: Can tumors form from cells that are genetically identical to non-cancerous cells?

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Database of cancer cells

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How allele is related to trait that is more complex than two cases (ex. height)?

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Is there a database of cell images?

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What product of cellular respiration creates an acid when in solution with water?

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Why is it often the case that an enzyme is favorable only towards one direction of a reaction and not both directions?

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Why do asparagine and glutamine have two different abbreviations?

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Can we create custom gene/protein?