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How do humans know what goes on in optical illusions?
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"Optical Illusions" or sometimes referred to as "Geometrical Illusions" aren't illusions in the sense that we are seeing something that isn't there. It's an illusion in the sense that the ...

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What is two-start or zigzag model of 30 nm chromatin fibre?
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From the MB Info Wiki you linked: In the one-start solenoid model, bent linker DNA sequentially connects each nucleosome cores, creating a structure where nucleosomes follow each other along the ...

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When streaking microbes on a plate to test growth after uv exposure, does how I streak make a difference?
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I work with e. coli myself though I do not know if your special strain has anything drastically different than my own so I'll just give advice that I've gotten from post docs and other PhDs on how to ...

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sodium chloride and amylase activity
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I highly suggest you actually look at studies that analyze this and there should be a good number since amylase is a well defined enzyme. (Bailey K, Hopkins RH, Dolby DE) Not only that but applying ...

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Breathing becomes harder in certain wind conditions
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So I'm going to go ahead and tell you outright that it is not the diving reflex. What you are experiencing is the effect of air pressure. Our lungs work off of pressure. Specifically our lungs ...

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In CRISPR bacteria, how does viral genomes get integrated into the spacers of CRISPR? Also, in its use, where does Cas9 cut the DNA?
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This paper should clear up a lot more than anyone on here truly can about the CRISPR system. CRISPR/Cas9 is very unique, even compared to other proteins purified from bacteria like Taq Poly. The ...

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Can/Have cancer cells be/been used in stem cell culture lines?
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Adding onto AMR's answer, cancer cell lines are used extensively for research. They are typically fast to grow. HeLa Long grow to capacity of a 10cm dish within about 48hours, depending how you split ...

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What's the difference between tumor cells and host cells?
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This question is a bit broad but I'll try to narrow it to be specific in the terms of "tumor" vs "normal" cells. (Source) Basically a tumor contains cells which have a part of the cell cycle ...

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Dendrodendritic synapse through axodendritic synapse at same dendrite?
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I'm not sure if you are asking if an axon that sends a signal to a dendrite would then be released from that dendrite to another dendrite? I don't see how this is possible seeing as the dendrite is ...

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