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by Nithin
Thu Apr 13, 2006 9:45 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: why cant mosquito spread aids?
Replies: 19
Views: 12764

I have an idea that if i take AIDS virus for breakfast I wont have AIDS. Any comments???
by Nithin
Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:49 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic drift vs Genetic flow
Replies: 5
Views: 45399

Genetic drift is the term used in population genetics to refer to the statistical drift over time of allele frequencies in a finite population due to random sampling effects in the formation of successive generations. In a narrower sense, genetic drift refers to the expected population dynamics of n...
by Nithin
Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:55 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Warming. And the impact on the Plants life.
Replies: 15
Views: 11664

I dunno how global warming can cause damage to plants. But there is evidence of the damage global warming can cause to coral reefs. Warming of waters of the seas have destroyed entire colonies of ancient coral reefs in Caribbean Seas. It was found that a colony of 800 year old coral had perished abo...
by Nithin
Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:46 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Two Headed
Replies: 7
Views: 5036

Two headed freaks always attract attention. I read about the two headed coin turtle displayed in the picture by david. The owner says that the heads co operate well and even eat at the same time.
Experts are of the opinion that chances of survival is very low but they get on well in captivity
by Nithin
Fri Apr 07, 2006 5:41 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Rabies
Replies: 8
Views: 7689

Does the distance from the brain play a very important role?? I dunno. Maybe someone will help.
I have heard that same case applies to snake bite also??
by Nithin
Thu Apr 06, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution real?
Replies: 14
Views: 7235

In physical cosmology, the Big Bang is the scientific theory that the Universe emerged from an enormously dense and hot state about 13.7 billion years ago. According to the Big Bang theory, the Universe originated in an extremely dense and hot state (bottom). Since then, space itself has expanded wi...
by Nithin
Thu Apr 06, 2006 12:12 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: web chains
Replies: 9
Views: 7565

morkspoke wrote:ask you? are you a biologist?


He may not be a biologist. But the thing is you need help and he can help you. If you look at the posts he has made you will know that he knows a great deal more than any biologist you know.
by Nithin
Thu Apr 06, 2006 4:03 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: GMF
Replies: 5
Views: 5862

Agrobacterium tumifaciens is a soil bacteria which affects plants and causes tumour in them. As Patrick said there is a Ti plasmid which means tumour inducing plasmid. This tumour inducing plasmid as the name indicates causes tumour. But before using this bacteria the tumour inducing characteristics...
by Nithin
Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:26 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetic Engineering possible with estrogen?
Replies: 6
Views: 4018

E.Coli can be genetically engineered to accomodate genes of insulin because of compatibility. If there is any organism which accepts the genes of oestrogen without any hitch then it is possible.
by Nithin
Tue Apr 04, 2006 2:16 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Sweet taste and smell
Replies: 7
Views: 9032

My friend said that potatoes also do not have taste. I believed him in that aspect. But i was doubtful on the stuff about apples.
by Nithin
Mon Apr 03, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Sweet taste and smell
Replies: 7
Views: 9032

Sweet taste and smell

My friend recently mentioned that apples have no taste. He said that it is because of the sweet smell that we feel that the apple is sweet. I went home with some apples and ate them covering my nose trying to taste them. Even I felt so; that apples have no sweet taste because after I removed my hand...
by Nithin
Mon Apr 03, 2006 3:06 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can humans cry under water?
Replies: 8
Views: 22081

Cool water also!!! I thought that was not possible. Maybe you could sweat in hot water. Say stand in a hot swimming pool with only your head above water, it is obvious that you will feel sweat on your head. So consequently you can say that you can sweat underwater in hot water. I really do not know ...