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Why is thymine rather than uracil used in DNA?

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Why do some bad traits evolve, and good ones don't?

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Why is the heart not in the middle of the body?

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What is the difference between orthologs, paralogs and homologs?

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How does a baby deer stand the day it's born?

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What nutrients can humans absorb in the mouth?

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Why do neurons die so quickly (relative to other cells) when deprived of oxygen?

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Why is uracil, rather than thymine, used in RNA?

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When designing primers how important is the GC clamp?

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Why do we sleep?

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How can an enzyme favor even chained fatty acids?

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Is sugar absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the mouth?