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Jack Aidley
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Do humans have enough biological differences to be grouped into races or subspecies?

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Why is Chromosome 1 called Chromosome 1?

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Why are sushi proteins called "sushi"? What are the origins of this name?

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Are there organisms with fewer than 1000 neurons?

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Does DNA have the equivalent of IF-statements, WHILE loops, or function calls? How about GOTO?

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Was the mitochondrion or chloroplast first?

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Why isn't a virus "alive"?

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Why are there no wheeled animals?

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What's the difference between a plant and an animal?

15 votes

Why are there exactly four nucleobases in DNA?

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Dark veil when getting up too fast

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Why does sex last so long?

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Do any organisms recycle their own waste internally?

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Could humans and chimpanzees hybridize?

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What is the difference between a circular and a cat's-eye (slit) pupil?

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There aren't any animals like hornets that hunt large prey (like a rabbit, or even up to a deer), right? Why not?

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Why don't we see life form again and over again?

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How do chemists calculate the existence of billions of organisms?

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Why did life not evolve to use radio?

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Which bacteria takes the longest to double?

9 votes

Why can all animals swim in water without learning to swim but humans cannot?

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What came first? The DNA or the DNA polymerases?

8 votes

Do oysters feel pain?

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Are human males and females more genetically different than members of other species?

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What evolutionary reason is there for having the urinary duct and reproductive organs so close together?

7 votes

Is there any recent evidence for the aquatic ape theory of human evolution?

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If DNA has a half life of about 500 years, how can old seeds be planted?

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Why are some fungi poisonous?

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Why is oxygen needed for the electron transfer phosphorylation?

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Reasons why living fossils exist?