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Gordon Gustafson
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91 votes
4 answers
7k views

Why did the process of sleep evolve in many animals? What is its evolutionary advantage?

45 votes
4 answers
57k views

Why do eukaryotic organisms have introns in their DNA?

41 votes
5 answers
15k views

What does the human body use oxygen for besides the final electron acceptor in the electron transport chain?

40 votes
2 answers
8k views

What actually happens when my leg 'falls asleep'?

39 votes
2 answers
1k views

Is there evidence that some non-human species perform sexual selection based primarily on intelligence? How do they do this?

28 votes
3 answers
180k views

NADH vs. NADPH: Where is each one used and why that instead of the other?

21 votes
3 answers
44k views

Why is hydrofluoric acid so dangerous if it is a weak acid?

13 votes
1 answer
1k views

Is there are evolutionary explanation for why humans and primates are ticklish? How might it have evolved?

12 votes
1 answer
646 views

How do plants 'tell time' for circadian rhythms based on a ~24 cycle?

12 votes
1 answer
768 views

Is Batesian Mimicry a form a parasitism? To what extent is the species with real defenses harmed by the defenceless species?

9 votes
1 answer
3k views

How does the enzyme ATP Synthase use a proton concentration gradient to make ATP?