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Postby rye » Wed Jun 14, 2006 9:23 am

im need to do my final project to complete my degree. my field is in biotechology. but i interested to do my final project in zoology but still have a little basic of biotech. im only have limited knowledge in zoology field. so, im in dilemma what to choose the suitable topic. for your information, we only learn about microb and fungi and plant but not about animal. so.........
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Postby damien james » Wed Jun 14, 2006 2:36 pm

You should do you project on the monkey that they put the implants in its brain so that it could move certain computer images on a screen just with its mind.
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plants related to zoölogy

Postby Barastanda » Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:08 am

If you're consequent with what you want to do your work about and what your knowledge is, I think you should take plants or funghi as far as they have to do with animals. e.g. Cows eat grass, or funghi can infect animals' skin, and so on.
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Postby Enzyme » Sat Jun 17, 2006 2:35 pm

You can do your project about symbiotic relationships between microorganisms and their consequences in the alimentary industry talking about fodders and, as a consequence, the effect in domestic animals (pathologies, etc).

For example, the symbiotic relationship between Tetrahymena (a protozoan) and Salmonella (a very pathogenic bacterium) is a problem for the alimentary industry because this special affinity helps the bacterium to resist more critical conditions (when it is into the protozoan, increases its protection and resistence).

When Salmonella is into Tetrahymena, resists all the industrial processes for erasing microorganisms which are in food (pasteurization, etc). So when fodders are made, Salmonella is already alive and it can infect cattle, etc.

Good luck and tell us soon your decission! ;)
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Postby rye » Sun Jun 18, 2006 5:04 am

wah, that sound really nice topic. but i have a little bit of problem. i only have about 2 semester to complete the project. so, i try to collect all the data in this sem break ,what i want to do. so, thank enzyme for that suggestion. i try to ask my lecturer about this topic. :lol:
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Postby Linn » Sun Jun 18, 2006 3:22 pm

Enzyme wrote:You can do your project about symbiotic relationships between microorganisms and their consequences in the alimentary industry talking about fodders and, as a consequence, the effect in domestic animals (pathologies, etc).



Good luck and tell us soon your decission! ;)


good suggestion

and since you know about fungi..


insects and :

I saw a few ladybird beetles crawling over mushrooms during the foray. I assume they were deliberately hunting other insects eating the mushrooms. It would be possible to have quite a complex little web of life in one small space, since theoretically you could have a ladybird beetle infected by a fungus eating insects which were eating a fungus which is parasitizing another fungus which is itself parasitizing a living tree! It fair makes your head spin, doesn't it?

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