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by Oscerot
Thu May 03, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Seriously! Need help!
Replies: 19
Views: 14070

Is it so wrong that we would rather not have the forum repeated filled with junk that really contributes nothing to understanding or discussion but rather attracts more of the same types of rude posters who expect this to be a homework forum? Well you certainly cannot expect everyone to be as knowl...
by Oscerot
Thu May 03, 2007 12:17 am
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Seriously! Need help!
Replies: 19
Views: 14070

If someone needs help with homework questions don't take your precious time to reply with "do you own homework". If you have time to type "do your homework" you have time to type both "diffusion" and "homeostasis". I know you did, which is great, but I don't s...
by Oscerot
Thu May 03, 2007 12:14 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene clue to longevity uncovered!
Replies: 1
Views: 1317

Gene clue to longevity uncovered!

Read about it here!

Any guesses as to how this calorie restriction works? My guess is that less calories mean less energy for the body to undergo some of it's natural reactions; which would include aging.
by Oscerot
Tue Jan 23, 2007 7:08 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Mistry of Dark Circles... _at__at_
Replies: 8
Views: 5655

I was told the same thing. However, whether it's true or not, I don't know. ...so I did some research. I spoke with an oculoplastic specialist who says dark circles or "bags" under the eyes are usually a hereditary trait -- that is, it runs in families. However, the bags may appear worse i...
by Oscerot
Wed Jan 17, 2007 3:37 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How does sickle cell anemia prevent Malaria?
Replies: 18
Views: 28531

But if the malaria doesn't kill you, won't the sickle cell itself?
by Oscerot
Wed Jan 17, 2007 12:05 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How does sickle cell anemia prevent Malaria?
Replies: 18
Views: 28531

How does sickle cell anemia prevent Malaria?

So I just learned this today. How does having sickle cell make you immune to malaria?
by Oscerot
Tue Jan 16, 2007 9:56 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Protection for "weirdest" species.
Replies: 9
Views: 4605

MrMistery wrote:i don't get it...


It's saving endangered animals that look weird.
by Oscerot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Will humans be able to make a perfect baby by choosing genes
Replies: 6
Views: 3272

MrMistery wrote:not far from the truth if you ask me. If they have kids, that kid is gonna be the luckies kid on earth: truckload of money, great genes, maybe smart if he is lucky..


Great genes? How do you figure? Neither or them is anything special.
by Oscerot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Where are we heading to ?
Replies: 28
Views: 18618

That can't offend anyone. Anyways, a rise in child "disorders" is heavily due to the media (such as ADD) and possibly toxins that people obtain from foods and or uncertified drugs. Human beings today are technically superior from a physical and mental point of view than any other generatio...
by Oscerot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 9:41 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Hardy-weinberg equation :D
Replies: 14
Views: 15103

I thought so too. There isn't enough information given so I at first assumed that it must be in equillibrium. Here's another one; The allele for a hitchikers thumb is dominant over a straight thumb. In a pop. of 1,000 people, 510 show the dominant phenotype. How many individuals would you expect for...
by Oscerot
Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:06 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Will humans be able to make a perfect baby by choosing genes
Replies: 6
Views: 3272

mith wrote:Brad Pitt + Angelina Jolie = perfect baby....at least according to people magazine.


That's disgusting. :lol: