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Kurt Hikes
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What part, roughly, of the carbon in a plant comes from the soil? As opposed to the atmosphere?

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Why are O-antigens and H-antigens on (certain) bacteria called O and H?

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How did shellfish and coral survive acidic oceans in earlier eras?

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Can any gas other than nitrogen cause decompression sickness (the bends)?

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Is the formula of cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP) $\ce{C_{10}H_{11}N_{5}O_{6}P}$ or $\ce{C_{10}H_{12}N_{5}O_{6}P}$? Does it matter?

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What percentage of our DNA is never transcribable? What percent is never actually transcribed into RNA unless researchers force it to in a lab?

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Why don't we find animal corpses and skeletons all throughout the woods?

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Why doesn't chloride cause high blood pressure?

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Can Monsanto's (in)famous hybrid seed crops be cloned/grafted? If not, is there a technical or legal reason?

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How long can zooxanthellae survive on their own, after being expelled from coral after a bleaching event?

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Why are green monkeys (West Africa, Barbados) green?

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Why is iodine added to salt? As opposed to fluor or fats/oils like iron and vitamin A?

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Are there autoimmune disorders caused or mediated only by T cells?

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Why are odd numbers of chromosomes (triploidy, pentaploidy) less common than even ones (tetraploidy, hexaploidy)?

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Can the innate immune system defeat a pathogen by itself? Fast enough that we don't develop antibodies, etc.?

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What is the word for a group of genes inherited together?