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24 votes

If a human takes antibiotics are all bacteria in the body killed?

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Is it necessary to conduct a power analysis before beginning an experiment?

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How is duration of efficacy estimated for vaccines?

15 votes

How does herpes (HSV) infection suppress HIV?

14 votes

How does the immune system "learn" from a vaccine?

13 votes

How are antibiotic resistant bacterial infections treated?

13 votes

What prevents predator overpopulation?

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Could murder be modeled as an infectious disease?

12 votes

What causes the development of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria?

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Why are people unable to develop lasting immunity against Norovirus?

10 votes
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Organisms as potential Bio-Weapons?

10 votes
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What is the most difficult feature to explain evolutionarily?

9 votes

When are population dynamics models useful?

7 votes
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Have there been any positive public health effects due to UV lights?

6 votes
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Could someone recommend an introductory book on epidemiology?

6 votes

What is the difference between influenza A and B viruses that causes their distinct seasonal patterns?

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Can a virophage potentially be used to cure a viral disease?

5 votes

Why is the microbial ecosystem of the gut so susceptible to disruption by pathogens?

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Viruses: Adaptation to a new host through repeated host jumps

4 votes

Can paper/plastic currency serve as a medium for pathogens?

3 votes

Are there people cured of HIV by means of HAART?

3 votes

Why doesn't yearly screening for lung cancer decrease mortality rates?

3 votes

A good book for history of biology/biotechnology for lay people

2 votes

What is the difference between naive and adjusted p-values in a GWAS study?

2 votes

Is there a strong reason to be sceptical about the "cured HIV patient" being reported by mainstream media?

2 votes

Why do yeast ferment Equal sweetener

2 votes

Can viruses be toxic?

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Is the basic reproduction number unique?

1 vote

Does making yogurt from non-pasteurized milk work against possible disease bacteria?

1 vote

What data / tools exist for mapping of disease trends?