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37 votes

If plants benefit from carbon dioxide, why is car traffic something bad?

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What is this animal looking like an Axolotl?

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Are there animals that have evolved a resistance to human activity or encroachment?

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This looks like it was somebody’s home - but who?

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Identify this giant green moth(?) with great taste?

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Owl identification. Winter in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

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Are there any documented cases of extinction of a species of fungus?

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Can birds touch their wing tips together either in front or behind (not above and below)?

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Identify this tree?

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Predatory insect - what kind?

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What kind of purple flower is this?

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Why do OX5034 GM mosquitos require the presence of tetracycline to survive? What does the drug do in this case?

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Insect with long neck—what is it?

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Are there land animals that use gill-like organs instead of lungs?

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Leaf formation on unknown tree: cocoon or something else?

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Identification of UK insect

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Why are human feces riskier than urine with regard to spreading diseases?

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What pigment is responsible for the formation of blue skin color in some animals?

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Non-coding DNA as a protection to deleterious mutations

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Why is the GULO pseudo gene expressed in humans?

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What are an internal and external exons?

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Are there any known microbes capable of living in almost pure carbon dioxide?

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What vitamins exist for other animals but not humans?

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What kind of hot pink eggs are these?

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Can you identify this snake?

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Can hunting of large specimens of a species make the size and weight of the species tend to be smaller?

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Decreasing signals in assay measurements

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Species identification: plant with pitfall trap-like structures

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Sextuplet corn (Zea mays with branched ear)

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There are some species that grow throughout their lives -- is there evidence that even in adulthood their brains increase in size?